Ashlina Chin & Sally A. Miller
Tospovirus is one of the most important genera of viruses, causing economic damage to more than 800 susceptible plant species. Tospoviruses have a very wide host range and can be transmitted by ten different thrips species. Using disease-free and disease-resistant tomato transplants is the best way to prevent the spread of tospoviruses.
Available Fact Sheets (pdf)
English: Tomato Spotted Wilt Fact Sheet
Tomato spotted wilt virus
Tomato chlorotic spot virus
Important High Tunnel Host Crops
Pictures of symptoms caused by Tomato chlorotic virus (top left; top right) and Tomato spotted wilt virus (bottom left; bottom right).