Follow the research and news of the USDA Specialty Crops Research Initiative battling rose rosette, a deadly virus disease of roses on this Combating Rose Rosette Facebook Page. You can see a presentation (pdf) by Mark Windham, professor at the University of Tennessee and member of the Tenarky District of the American Rose Society, here.
For more information, visit www.rosemania.com.
As soon as you receive your pesticide, write the date on the label. If properly stored in a climate-controlled area, the product should be good for 3 to 5 years (depending on the product) once opened.
Remember to always wear protective clothing and a pesticide respirator when spraying any pesticide.
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