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CAPCA convention and red blotch virus photosCAPCA convention and red blotch virus photos

Cary Blake 1

November 26, 2013

6 Slides

The latest plant virus in the California wine industry is red blotch virus which slows grape ripening and changes the flavor of grapes from infected wines. The virus has resulted in lower financial returns for a few growers. 

About the Author(s)

Cary Blake 1

Editor, Western Farm Press

Cary Blake, associate editor with Western Farm Press, has 32 years experience as an agricultural journalist. Blake covered Midwest agriculture for 25 years on a statewide farm radio network and through television stories that blanketed the nation.
Blake traveled West in 2003. Today he reports on production agriculture in California and Arizona.
Blake is a native Mississippian, graduate of Mississippi State University, and a former Christmas tree grower.

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