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Squash Leaf Curl, a New Disease of Cucurbits in California. Robert A. Flock, Entomologist, Imperial County Agriculture Department, El Centro, CA 92243. Dennis E. Mayhew, Plant Pathologist, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento 95814. Plant Dis. 65:75-76. Copyright 1981 American Phytopathological Society. DOI: 10.1094/PD-65-75.

Symptoms of squash leaf curl, a new disease of cucurbits in California, include leaf curl, enations, thickening of veins, stunting, and high plant mortality. The causal agent is transmitted by the whitefly Bemisia tabaci.