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Cherry Leaf Roll (CLRV)

Trees infected with CLRV and Prunus necrotic ringspot virus develop small narrow leaves.  Shoot dieback and lack of terminal growth results in reduced fruit-bearing wood. Symptoms often resemble bacterial canker. Initially, symptoms appear on one or two scaffolds before spreading through entire tree or adjacent trees.

Cherry leaf roll identification

Cherry leaf roll sampling & analysis

Cherry leaf roll removal and control

Bing cherry tree exhibiting Cherry Leaf Roll virus symptoms on right side branches. Cutting the branches off won't stop the virus from spreading throughout the tree.

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