Alfalfa hoppers may carry red blotch to vineyards


Issue Date: June 27, 2018
By Bob Johnson

Legume vineyard cover crops, especially vetches, may be harboring the very small insect that transmits grapevine red blotch, a viral disease that can significantly affect brix and other fruit quality indices.

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