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Overview of Plant Disease Diagnoses for 2012

Benton county submits between 100 and 500 samples per year (341 in 2012). In 2012 a large portion of the samples were part of the National Phytophthora ramorum Early Detection Survey of Forests. Important diagnoses in the remaining samples were for Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus occuring on Barley, and Grapevine Leafroll-associated Viruses 2 and 3 occuring in wine grape.