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Apoplexy (GB)

Term (Greek apoplex = stroke, medical stroke) for sudden events with loss of consciousness or with partial symptoms of paralysis. In viticulture, this is also for the poor condition of a vineyard with complete death of vines used. The sick vines gradually stop growing that necrotic leaves yellow and wither, and productivity comes to a standstill first and then completely. Sometimes apoplexy is also considered an acute form of wood sickness Esca designated. Strictly speaking, however, this is not a specific disease, but the end symptom or extreme impact of various vine diseases. The causes are, for example water stress (Lack of water), extreme lack of nutrients. frost damage. fungal diseases how Esca. eutypa dieback or other various wood diseases like Rugose Wood Complex, In wine this can be caused by the UTA (atypical age tone). See also a complete listing of all diseases and pests below Vine enemies,

Apoplexy - Necrosis due to Esca (leaf), Schwarzfuß disease (root), Pierce Disease (leaf) and Eutypiose (wood)

Esca: By Bauer Karl - Own work, CC BY 3.0 at , Link
Schwarzfuß disease: Laimburg test center
Pierce Disease: © enbiotech srl
Eutypiosis: INRA Science & Impact - Photo P. Lecomte

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