The Dümmen Group has released a statement to clarify growers’ options regarding regulations the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) placed on petunia cuttings sourced from Dümmen’s Las Mercedes, El Salvador farm during weeks 51 through 7.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) has ordered growers and retailers to destroy all petunias received from the Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes, El Salvador farm.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture is asking growers and retailers to follow regulatory action and recommendations in scouting petunias for symptoms of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV).
Growers who have received Red Fox brand petunia cuttings from the Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes, El Salvador stock plant facility should inspect unrooted petunia cuttings and plants for any symptoms of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV).
Here is the advice Dümmen shared with its customers on scouting and preventative measures for dealing with TMV on petunia.
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