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When Your Roses Are Not So Rosy

If you grow roses in Georgia, you need to be aware of a common problem known as rose rosette virus. This is actually an old virus that’s been around since the 1940s, but really wasn’t actually identified as a common problem until around 2011 is when pathologists actually confirmed that this was an issue.

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About Paul Pugliese.

Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture and minor in Biology from Berry College, Rome, GA in 2001; Master’s degree in Plant Protection and Pest Management from the University of Georgia in 2003; Became a Certified Arborist in June 2009 through the International Society of Arboriculture; Has worked as an Agriculture and Natural Resources County Extension Agent for UGA Extension in Cherokee County (2006-2011) and Bartow County (2011-Present).