grape phylloxera


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grape phylloxera

n.
See phylloxera.
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Cyprus meanwhile proposes to maintain its demand for strict additional measures to ensure that the island is declared a "protected zone" with regard to harmful organisms such as grape phylloxera and Colorado beetle in potatoes.
In April, Colorado State University and the CDA announced scientists have "identified about eight isolated vineyard locations infested with grape phylloxera.
When an aphidlike insect known as the grape phylloxera louse punctures grapevine roots to suck nutritious juices, it creates a handy hole that grape disease organisms can enter.
With some of the hybrid varieties, you also have to be concerned with infestations of the aerial stage of grape phylloxera.
The wine industry experienced this situation when grape phylloxera, which evolved on North American grapes, was accidentally introduced into Europe and was able to feed on the European grapes.