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Nov 17, 2017

New research hints that using plant hormones could make field bindweed more susceptible to glyphosate herbicides. @LynnSosnoskie has study underway. #WAgrapesociety

Nov 17, 2017

Hate field bindweed? WSU weed scientist @LynnSosnoskie says it's been a problem for farmers practically forever, thanks to deep root reserves that make eradication tough. #WAgrapesociety

Nov 17, 2017

More good news: searches for insects closely related to the leafhopper vector for Red Blotch disease in CA finds one WA relative, but it wasn't found in vineyards, says WSU's Doug Walsh. #WAgrapesociety

Nov 17, 2017

Clean plants are not created equal. Different states have different rules, Harper says. And keeping plants clean is up to the grower. #WAgrapesociety

Nov 17, 2017

Viruses. Once you've got them, you can't spray your way out. Replacing infected vines is expensive. That's why starting with clean plants matters, says Scott Harper of WSU's Clean Plant Center NW. #WAgrapesociety

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