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Cornell looks for insects that may transmit fire blight bacteria

September 30th, 2016|0 Comments

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Matt Boucher, a doctoral student at Cornell University, thinks insect transmission is one way fruit trees contract fire blight.

So, he’s working to identify which bugs are responsible and, ultimately, to develop preventive management strategies to disrupt the process.

His work is a continuation of research started in the early 1900s, then