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Re: virus questions

Yes, the virus can and will spread, it just needs a vector or means of 
transmission. Taking a guess, slugs might be a mode of transmission, in other 
plants those insects that feed on the sap of plants are vectors for viral 

Should the plants be destroyed-if virus infected-yes.
I am sure that there are many different viruses that infect Hosta, but few 
effect appearance and growth, those that do should be eliminated from our 
plants as soon as they are determined.

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