Scientists wonder about massive grape loss

Scientists wonder about massive grape loss

Researchers are trying to work out what’s causing bunches of grapes to rot in cool climate wine regions of south-west New South Wales. This year, a pathogen called Pss, or Pseudomonas syringae damaged up to 80 per cent of the crop in the Tumbarumba area. Melanie Weckert, a research plant pathologist with the NSW Department of Primary Industries, says the bacterial disease is an expensive problem for growers, reports ABC Rural.

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