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Rose disease returns to Central Park

Roses are in full bloom at Yaddo Gardens in Saratoga
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Roses are in full bloom at Yaddo Gardens in Saratoga
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Rose rosette disease has made its way back into Schenectady’s Central Park Rose Garden, and for the first time it may have infected roses in Yaddo Gardens in Saratoga Springs as well. The disease, present in the Central Park garden for the first time last season, infected several of the 4,000-plus bushes in 2012. This year, four have exhibited symptoms so far. Rose rosette is vectored by a tiny mite that can be transported by ...

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CarolynMB
July 2, 2013
7:43 a.m.

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How do we identify this in our home gardens?

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