Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV)
Learn how to identify this damaging virus and what measures help prevent it from entering crops. Also, see ways to reduce its spread and how you can prevent a recurrence.
Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) has become a persistent problem for some cucumber nurseries in the UK.
The number of affected nurseries is increasing as the disease can spread rapidly through a crop, reducing yields by up to 25%.
Biology and symptoms of CGMMV
How you can spot the virus and understand its development.
A comprehensive look at best practice across a range of disease control methods, including plant handling, hygiene and end of crop clean-up.
The content for these web pages was authored for AHDB by Derek Hargreaves.
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