Short lengths of young branches with buds prepared for grafting on to the rootstock of another plant.
- The farms had received budwood from a nursery in the quarantine area in central Queensland.
- The team made budwood - for grafting - available to breeders and nurseries for the first time last year.
- Cuttings for budwood are taken when the vines are dormant and no leaves are present to show symptoms, making it impossible to distinguish healthy from infected plants.
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