What is it about?
Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) is an emerging virus threat to tomato productivity and is currently spreading into new areas which are of great concern to the growing global production in the absence of mitigation measures.
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Why is it important?
In this article we (1) revisit the historical development (2) current knowledge about ToBRFV and future prospects for improved understanding needed to support effective control and mitigation of the impacts it is likely to cause (3) we also looked at the possibilities of further spread by making comparison between glasshouse vs. open field tomato cultivation as a potential source of transmission (4) profound likely future spread if measures are not taken (5) future prospect on what are needed to be done to stop spread
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This page is a summary of: Tomato brown rugose fruit disease: current distribution, knowledge and future prospects, Plant Pathology, September 2019, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/ppa.13096.
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