Monthly Archive: May 2016

It is time to monitor for Rose Rosette Disease in Florida

Author:¬†Dr. Mathews Paret Caused by: Rose rosette virus (Currently not present in Florida; but previously discovered in three counties in Florida in 2013 and 2014 led to the successful destroyal of the infected plants) Vectored by: An eriophyid mite species; Phyllocoptes fructiphilus (Not known to be present in Florida).¬†Grafting or budding can also transmit the …

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