Virus Season Part 2: Leafroll Virus, the Scurge of California

There are over 55 diseases in grapevines, so I won’t be talking about all of them in the coming weeks.  Merely highlighting the main culprits of low yield, low quality, and ruined vineyards.  In this entry, the focus is on Leafroll Virus. Leafroll, or Grape Leafroll Virus, is reaching epidemic levels in grapevines in California.  … More Virus Season Part 2: Leafroll Virus, the Scurge of California

Virus Season

Since virus season is rapidly approaching with impending winter, I thought it would be a good time to talk about viruses.  Particularly, grapevine viruses.  In this entry, I will talk about one in particular… There are actually a number of grapevine diseases, let alone viruses, out there. According to UC Davis, grapevines can harbor more … More Virus Season