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WEBINAR: Controlling cucumber green mottle mosaic virus
April 29, 2021 - 2:00pm



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Date: April 29, 2021 – 2pm ET

Webinar description:
Spread through mechanical contact, the cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) can lead to extensive yield losses. The results of this latest study show how a well-designed sanitization program of cleansers and disinfectants can completely eliminate CGMMV on greenhouse surfaces. Additional tests show how 15 different cucumber varieties performed when exposed to the virus.

Speaker: Dr. Oualid Ellouz, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

 

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About the speaker:

Oualid Ellouz
Research Scientist, Plant Pathology
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Oualid Ellouz, Ph.D., is a research scientist in plant pathology and manages the testing site of the pest management centre at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Vineland, Ont. A graduate of the Université de Montréal, he also worked as a greenhouse research scientist at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry in Brooks, Alta.