Plant Dis 2021 Jul 19. Epub 2021 Jul 19.
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Japanese hop (Humulus scandens) is a non-native, invasive plant that colonizes disturbed riparian areas throughout the eastern United States and Canada, forming dense, monocultural stands that displace native plant communities due to a high reproductive rate, rapid growth, climbing bines, and dense shading (Balogh and Dancza 2008). It is capable of serving as a reservoir for agronomically important plant pathogens, such as the Tomato spotted wilt virus and powdery mildew species that infect commercial hemp and hop fields (Yoon et al. 2018; Weldon et al. Read More