Research on rot is under way

By |February 26th, 2015|

Plant pathologist is working to determine if pruning and spraying crab apple trees effectively controls postharvest rots.

Red blotch knowledge grows

By |February 26th, 2015|

The search continues for possible vectors.

Armillaria resistance explored

By |February 26th, 2015|

Amur chokecherry, used as a rootstock, may protect stone fruits from Armillaria.

Mildew threatens cherries all season

By |February 26th, 2015|

Cherries become increasingly susceptible during the growing season.

SWD research continues

By |February 25th, 2015|

Great progress has been made in the last five years in learning about spotted wing drosophila, but much more [...]

New era in fire blight control

By |February 17th, 2015|

Organic growers face future without antibiotics for fire blight control.

Fire blight can spread quickly

By |February 17th, 2015|

Scientists know quite a lot about fire blight. Its basic source is in cankers from previous infections.

The bacteria overwinter [...]

Getting the most out of CougarBlight

By |February 17th, 2015|

Model helps assess and forecast fire blight risk.

$10 million RosBREED 2 grant

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Plant pathologists will work with breeders to develop disease-resistant varieties.

Full meal deal

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal may be more expensive than fumigation, but it has additional benefits.