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Recent Article on Rose Rosette Disease:
Field Resistance to Rose Rosette Disease as Determined by Multi-Year Evaluations in Tennessee and Delaware, Pathogens, 2023, 12, 439 pathogens-12-00439.pdf
Authors: Mark T. Windham (1), Thomas Evans (2), Sara Collins (1), Juniper A. Lake (2), Jeekin Lau (3) , Oscar Riera-Lizarazu (3) and David H. Byrne (3),*
Abstract: Rose rosette disease (RRD) caused by the rose rosette emaravirus (RRV) and transmitted by
Maryland Rose Society Rose Show is Thursday, June 02, 2022
This year’s Maryland Rose Society Rose Show is Thursday, June 02, 2022, at Vollmer Center, Cylburn Arboretum, 4915 Greenspring Av, Baltimore MD 21209. Come and bring roses!
Rose entries can be prepared 7:00 am to 10:30 am. Roses will be judged about 10:30 to 12:30. The Rose Show is open to the public about 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Note that many of the OGR roses are grown organically. If you do not spray, it does not matter. Plus there is a category for David Austin, English roses. Ask Dave W. for show booklet. More expert people will help you with entries.
For Cylburn, see https://cylburn.org/ . Hit visit, then Hours & directions.
David Austin, creator of the much-loved David Austin roses, died on December 18, 2018 at his home in England. He was an inspiring rose breeder that made English roses popular the world over. Many of these are disease resistant and grown by PRS members. More on his life and legacy is here.
On January 21, 2018 PRS VP Lou Giacchino received the American Rose Society - Colonial District Consulting Rosarian of the Year Award from District Vice-Director Ray Shipley.
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