Foothills See Highest Leafhopper Populations

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Beet Leafhopper Spring Adult

Beet leafhopper migration means tomato growers near foothills will see the brunt of leafhopper populations.

Foothills See Highest Populations

Researchers say growers around foothill locations have a higher chance of the curly top virus becoming a problem. UC Davis Plant Pathologist Dr. Bob Gilbertson says they are working on forecasting for the disease and a new varietal for those growers.