The symptoms of rose mosaic are highly variable. These symptoms may appear only occasionally, depending on weather and plant growing conditions. Chlorotic line patterns.
Chlorotic line patterns. Viruses associated with rose mosaic disease can reduce flower production and plant growth and shorten plant life-span.
Single or mixed infections of RMV and PNRSV have been reported in the past.
Ring spots can also be commonly seen in rose mosaic disease.
Mottling of leaves is yet another symptom associated with rose mosaic disease.
Use virus-indexed plants when available. In closely spaced plants, timely removal of infected plants can help in reducing the spread of the disease as increased virus transmission through natural root grafting has been reported under experimental conditions.