Researchers Close to Predicting Curly Top

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Beet Leafhopper Overwintering Adult

Beet Leafhopper Overwintering Adult

Researches might be able to predict how bad the curly top virus might be in tomatoes before they are planted.

Predicting Curly Top Virus

UC Davis Plant Pathologist Dr. Bob Gilbertson says they are working with CDFA experts who survey the winter migration of beet leafhoppers in foothill locations to possibly gage how severe curly top virus will be once the insect comes down in elevation to feed.