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Linwood Grape Leaf Black Rot Report (Report issued 7/1/2015 12:54 )

Wetting periods start with rainfall (at least 0.01 inch) and continue until the start of at least eight hours without moisture (rainfall, leaf wetness, high relative humidity). Wetting periods are classified as "ongoing" until eight consecutive dry hours have passed. After that, the official end of the wetting period is recorded (the start of the 8 hour dry period).

Black rot model available after 4/15. Pre-bloom estimated as 6/6/2015 (800 DD Base 42 after 1/1).
No missing degree day data.
Time period assessed for wetting events: 6/6 to 7/1/2015.

Wet Period Station Start of wetting period End of wetting period Duration (Hrs.) Avg temp (F) Rainfall (in.) Grape Leaf Black Rot Progress toward infection
1 Linwood 6/18 6-7PM 6/18 7-8PM Wet: 2
Span: 2
66.8 0.4 None 24%
2 Linwood 6/19 5-6AM 6/19 5-6AM Wet: 1
Span: 1
55.7 0.01 None 8%
3 Linwood 6/22 2-3PM 6/23 3-4AM Wet: 10
Span: 14
74.2 0.11 Yes 143%
4 Linwood 6/30 7-8PM Ongoing. Last hour with moisture: 7/1 8-9AM Wet: 14
Span: 14
59.7 0.04 Yes 131%