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    Downy mildew can affect roses in garden settings but is especially a problem for roses grown in greenhouses and rose fields. This publication explains the cause of the disease, its...
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    Fasciation is a rare phenomenon in more than 100 plants, including roses. It does no lasting harm and some plants are highly prized for the unique characteristics fasciation causes. This...
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    Phytophthora root rot is one of the most common and severe root-decaying diseases worldwide and can infect trees, shrubs, and roses. On roses, the pathogen causes leaf yellowing, wilting, and...
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    Powdery mildew is one of the most serious diseases of roses grown in greenhouses and in the field. Once infected, it can inflict immense damage and completely defoliate a rose...
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    In Texas, roses in more than 20 counties have tested positive for the rose rosette virus, the viral pathogen that causes rose rosette disease. There are no known treatments and...
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    Although rose rust is not a major rose pathogen in Texas, it can burden rose growers by diminishing flower quality. If left unchecked, it can completely defoliate and kill the...
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    Sooty mold is a coating of dark brown to black fungal growth that makes plants look like they are covered with soot, hence the name. The fungus grows in honeydew,...
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    Verticillium wilt is a fungal disease that affects over 300 species of plants and causes concern and economic loss for farmers and gardeners alike. This publication discusses what causes the...
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    Xanthomonas leaf spot of roses, a relatively new disease, has the potential to cause significant economic losses in commercial rose production. This publication discusses the cause and symptoms of the...
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    Although rose mosaic virus doesn't kill rose plants, it reduces vigor, shortens lifespan, stunts growth, and weakens the plant so that it cannot survive the stress of transplantation or winter...