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No GWSS Found in Nursery Shipments in 2018

Updated: Nov 15, 2019


From January 1 through December 31, 2018, there were 34,400 nursery stock shipments from the GWSS generally-infested areas to non-infested areas of the state. Shipments were down by 2,300 compared to 2017. For the first time since the Pierce’s Disease Control Program’s inception, no viable GWSS life stages were found in any shipments at destination. In 2018, origin county inspectors stopped 51 egg masses, one nymph, and three adults from moving in nursery stock shipments.

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