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virus diseases

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780198705383
Published online November 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191774423
virus diseases

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group of vine diseases caused by very small and simple organisms, consisting of ribonucleic acid (RNA) wrapped in a protein sheath. Some virus diseases can seriously affect grapevine yield and wine quality, and since they are mainly spread by ...

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Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink

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