Blueberry scorch virus (BIScV) is a problematic virus for highbush blueberry in New Jersey, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. The disease is widespread in all the growing regions of BC: Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island, Kootenay and Okanagan.
Scorch Virus Fact Sheets
Many odd symptoms observed sporadically in blueberry fields cannot be explained by either scorch or shock virus infection. This season, you are able to send a maximum of 30 samples for free testing for Blueberry Scorch/Shock Virus. The 2021 submission form will be added as the season begins.*
*Results will be provided to you within 2 weeks of sample submission.
*The BC Blueberry Council and their representatives accept no liability for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided.
*All information submitted will remain confidential.