Grapevine red blotch virus

Grapevine red blotch-associated virus

Photo: Marc Fuchs, Cornell University

  • Detected and identified in California (USA) in 2008
  • Causes red blotch symptoms on leaves, as well as a significant reduction in the sugar accumulation of grapes (>5° Brix)
  • Spread through grafting and propagation material
  • Present in North America

High priority pest of: dried grapes, tables grapes, wine grapes

Scientific name: Grapevine red blotch virus
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Virus

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol