Research Trials Tackle Bacterial Blast in Cherries!

When conditions are favorable during cold, wet weather during bloom, bacterial canker and blast can be devastating to say the least! Jim Adaskaveg with UC Riverside describes the conditions below that lead to it. According to Dr. Adaskaveg, UC Pest Management Guidelines: Symptoms are most obvious in spring, and include limb dieback with rough cankers [...]

Combat Bacterial Blast with CS 2005!

Bloom in Almonds is almost here and with a wet winter, bacterial blast will set in! Interestingly, when there is a high frequency of blast, the very similar disease of bacterial canker appears a few weeks later in young trees. Both of these problems are complicated. They involve the bacterium Pseudomonas syringae, plant stress which […]