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Overview of Plant Disease Diagnoses for 2012

Hood River county usually submits less than 10 samplers per year.  In 2012 samples were mainly associated with small fruits or fruit trees from growers, or woody ornamentals from homeowners. Abiotic cold injury was common among the fruit samples, the woody ornamentals suffered from a variety of problems including Phytophthora root rot, Cytospora branch canker, Verticillium dahliae and conditions associated with abiotic stress.