[NAFEX] Plum Pox Found In Two More States
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Tue Feb 20 13:32:28 EST 2007
Be careful where you take your scion wood from. Pox has been found in Southwest Michigan Research and Experiment Center (SWMREC), a Michigan State University facility, located near the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area.
Also, a 108-tree orchard located in Niagara County, N.Y. -- within five miles of plum pox eradication zones in Canada.
And in 2000 the virus was detected in Nova Scotia and Ontario, Canada.
Plum pox virus was first detected in North America in October of 1999 in Adams County, Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania quarantines have involved parts of Adams, Cumberland and York counties for Plum Pox Virus. Huntington and Latimore townships and the borough of York Springs in Adams Co., Dickenson Township in Cumberland Co. and Franklin Township in York Co. have a history of plum pox. In Adams Co., the area of Tyrone township between State Highway 234 and Cranberry Road.
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