grape phylloxera


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grape phylloxera

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Noun1.grape phylloxera - destructive to various grape plantsgrape phylloxera - destructive to various grape plants
plant louse, louse - any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
genus Phylloxera, Phylloxera - type genus of the Phylloxeridae: plant lice
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Most certainly, the genetic makeup of your vines predates the introduction of a suite of pests from North America, such as grape phylloxera, powdery mildew, downy mildew and black rot.
Their best leads come from commercial use of frost grape rootstocks to confer cultivated varieties with resistance to an aphid-like pest, the grape phylloxera.
Once a thriving wine country, with early settlers supplying Gold Rush communities with spirits and fruit, El Dorado's wine grape industry suffered during Prohibition and from grape phylloxera.
However, MALB were the only lady beetles found in vineyards feeding on grape phylloxera.