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Term for the method with which a Rebstock whether it is tested by bacteria. virus or the like is infected. When importing vines, this is also in quarantine carried out. The juice of the plant to be tested is transferred to so-called indicator plants, which are capable or particularly resistant and show the typical symptoms of a certain disease relatively quickly and clearly. For example, the one for the Leaf roll disease particularly sensitive grape variety Cabernet Franc used as an indicator. The juice of the two plants can be transferred either by rubbing parts of the plant (leaves) or by grafting. Other test procedures are ELISA and PCR, See also under Vine enemies,

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