Duarte Nursery Announces 10 Million Red Blotch Clean Rootstocks
Duarte Nursery announces its recent test results for Grapevine red blotch-associated virus (GRBaV). Growers who are interested in purchasing vines in 2013 and 2014 will receive tested clean vines from Duarte Nursery, Inc. DNI is committed to clean plant material and reaffirms its efforts to testing for red blotch disease.
DNI would like growers to know the following about its nursery materials:
• Duarte Nursery has tested all source blocks for Red blotch and has eliminated all sources with any GRBaV positive finds from 2013 and future production.
• Duarte Nursery has contacted all customers of 2012 deliveries sourced from GRBaV positive blocks and offered free replacements.
• Duarte Nursery has 10 million GRBaV tested clean certified rootstocks and 20 million GRBaV scion buds tested clean available for 2013 grafting.
• Duarte Nursery welcomes further testing of its source blocks and plant materials from DNI customers.
For more information regarding Duarte Nursery’s testing or its testing results call 1-800-GRAFTED or email firstname.lastname@example.org.