Bob Martin is a virologist and plant pathologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a courtesy faculty with the department of Botany and Plant Pathology. He is also a core member of the Oregon Wine Research Institute, studying grapevine red blotch virus (GRBaV), which is a problem in southern Oregon and starting to become a problem in Willamette Valley. He is analyzing vineyards in both areas that have tested positive for GRBaV and mapping populations of insects that may be spreading it. Special Thanks to: Bill Boggess, Executive Associate Dean, OSU College of Agricultural Sciences Danielle Gabriel, inspiration for OWRI research video series https://owri.oregonstate.edu/
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