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Rose Rosette Disease Webinar
Rose Rosette Disease Webinar
Rose Rosette Disease (RRD) is a virus that is vectored by an eriophyid mite (Phyllocoptes fructiphylus) and often leads to the eventual death of infected plants. Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora) is particularly susceptible to RRD and it's decades long march, as an invasive plant, across much of the continental U.S. has likely been the source of inoculum and responsible for spreading the disease. The industry, along with university and federal scientists, is working to develop methods to control, suppress, and eradicate the pathogen. This webinar shares some historical perspective on RRD, describes some recent findings, and begins to identify a path forward.

Joe Bischoff

Dr. Joe Bischoff is AmericanHort's Director of Government Relations. Focused on legislative and regulatory issues connected to pest and disease management, Joe also works in collaboration with the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research arm of AmericanHort's, to develop and implement strategies for responding to new pest and disease challenges facing the industry. He was recently appointed to the Federal Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC), serves on the Tier 2 Commodity Committee for the National Clean Plant Network – Fruit Trees, and is on the Research Committee of the National Ornamentals Research Site at Dominican University of California. Before joining the AmericanHort's, Dr. Bischoff was National Mycologist with the Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the USDA.
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Additional Resources
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Information about identification, symptoms and control of Rose Rosette Disease.
Information about identification, symptoms and control of Rose Rosette Disease.

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