Grapevine Red Blotch Disease Webinar March 27
Webinar: Grapevine Red Blotch Disease
March 27, 2013; 12:30 – 2 p.m. (3:30 to 5 p.m. EST)
Join Cornell University virologist Marc Fuchs, University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor Rhonda Smith, and University of California-Davis Foundation Plant Services director Deborah Golino for an informational session on red blotch disease. We will describe the virus, its impact on vine health, what informal field observations have told us, and what measures are being taken to test and identify infected vines and planting material.
• GRBaV, its association with Red Blotch disease and presence in vineyards: Marc Fuchs, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant Microbe Biology, Cornell University (with contributions from Mysore Sudarshana
and Keith Perry).
• An Extension Perspective: Field observations and impact on vines: Rhonda Smith, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sonoma County.
• Testing and identification of vines and planting material: Deborah Golino, UC Davis Foundation Plant Services.
To register: Fill out the on-line form by 8 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 26. You will receive an email with connection instructions later in the day.