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Young Esca

Another name for the Petri's disease; look there.

The dangerous vine disease is named after the Italian plant pathologist Lionello Petri (1875-1946), who first described it in 1912. The name was coined by the US ampelographer Lucie Morton Garrett. On a larger scale, it was in from the 1950s South Africa observed. It is also known as Black goo disease , Black Xylem Decline (BXD) and Young Vine Decline (YVD) (decline = decline). In particular, the term black goo disease (or decline) aptly describes the typical symptoms of the disease, which are characterized by black spots and dark, viscous, droplet-like...

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