TITLE

RESEARCHING ROSE ROSETTE DISEASE

AUTHOR(S)
Redington, James
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
American Rose;2009Annual, p116
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with his research work on the rose rosette disease (RRD). It relates that the author was awarded a research grant by the American Rose Society (ARS) to study the rose disease. It discusses the role of eriophyid mites in spreading RRD. It provides an overview of the symptoms of RRD, including the appearance of a "witches broom," and the branching off of a cane that is wider in girth than the parent cane. It explains why the bacteria called phytoplasma may be the potential cause of RRD.
ACCESSION #
45617767

 

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