ICVG Resources


The Following are ICVG recommendations for the production of clean vines

Directories of Viruses and Virus-like Diseases of Grapevine


Recommended books

  • Virus and virus-like diseases of grapevine. R. Bovey, W. Gaertel, W.B. Hewitt, G.P. Martelli and A. Vuittenez. Lausanne: Editions Payot, 1980, pp 181.
  • Compendium of grape diseases. Wilcox, W.F., Gubler, W.D. and Uyemoto, J.K. (Eds.). St Paul, MN, USA, American Phytopathological Society Press, 2015, pp. 232.
  • Directory of major virus and virus-like diseases of grapevines. Bovey, R. & Martelli, G.P. Mediterranean Fruit Crop Improvement Council/ICVG, 1992, pp. 111.
  • Graft-transmissible Diseases of Grapevines - Handbook for detection and diagnosis. G.P. Martelli (Ed.). Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1993, pp. 263.
  • Sanitary selection of the grapevine - Protocols for detection of viruses and virus-like diseases. B. Walter (Ed.), Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Paris, 1997, pp. 225.
  • Grapevine Viruses: Molecular Biology, Diagnostics and Management. B. Meng, G.P. Martelli, D.A. Golino and M.F. Fuchs, Springer Verlag, Cham, Switzerland, 2017, pp.698.

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