WEBINAR| Controlling cucumber green mottle mosaic virus

28-04-2021    12:13   |    Greenhouse Canada

Spread through mechanical contact, the cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) can lead to extensive yield losses. The results of this latest study show how a well-designed sanitization program of cleansers and disinfectants can completely eliminate CGMMV on greenhouse surfaces. Additional tests show how 15 different cucumber varieties performed when exposed to the virus.

About the presenter: Oualid Ellouz, Ph.D., is a research scientist in plant pathology and manages the testing site of the pest management centre at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Vineland, Ont. A graduate of the Université de Montréal, he also worked as a greenhouse research scientist at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry in Brooks, Alta.

 

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