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Peach Scab and Its Control

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Published by U.S. Dept. ofAgriculture .
Written in English

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  Spraying Peaches For The Control Of Brown-rot, Scab, And Curculio [Scott, William Moore, Altus Lacey Quaintance] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Spraying Peaches For The Control Of Brown-rot, Scab, And Curculio Cited by: 2. Get this from a library! Peach scab and its control. [G W Keitt; United States. Department of Agriculture.] -- Pp. Genre/Form: book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Keitt, G.W. (George Wannamaker), Peach scab and its control. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of. to control the scab fungus—compared to the injury that generally followed the use of this copper spray, the scab disease was the lesser of two evils. The demonstration in that a mixture of sulfur and lime could be used safely on peach trees made the control of the scab fungus practical. The demon- stration in by G. W. Keitt that.

Figure 2. Peach scab lesions on green current-season peach fruit and green leaf and shoot. Credits: C. Mancero Figure 3. Peach scab lesions on young stone fruits, showing sunken, dark green, imperfect circles where spores are located. Credits: C. Mancero Figure 4. Peach scab lesions on ripening fruit. Lesions occur on the top. "In the following pages the brown rot, peach scab, and curculio are treated with reference to their occurrence on the peach, and results are given of experiments, and demonstration in their control." -- p. 7. Methods of treating these three diseases -- especially by spraying insecticides -- are discussed.   To prevent peach scab, it is wise to avoid planting fruit trees in areas that are low-lying, shaded or that have poor air circulation and improper drainage. Keep diseased fruit, fallen twigs and leaves picked up from the ground around the trees and maintain a . Monitoring orchards for peach scab during the current season is an important step for managing the disease the following year. The critical time for effective disease control begins at the shuck split stage of fruit development. By the time the disease appears, it is .

Peach scab and its control / By. Keitt, G. W. (George Wannamaker), Publication Details. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Year. If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter the title and author information. The information you enter here will be stored in the. Peach scab, caused by Venturia carpophila, can significantly reduce both yield and quality of peach fruit. It is difficult to distinguish peach scab from other peach diseases such as black spot and bacterial spot. An efficient assay is needed to identify V. carpophila in order to . Identifying and Treating Peach Scab Peach scab is a fungal disease of peach trees most common in peach tree growing regions with warmer, wetter conditions in winter and spring. This disease causes deformation of the fruit, affecting quality and harvest. The disease is spread by rain and moisture during warm temperatures. Peach scab spore production - Alabama, Scherm et al., Days since full bloom 0 20 40 60 80 twig) 0 Biscoe Correll Sunland Peach Scab data •USDA, Byron, GA, (data courtesy of Dr. Phil Brennan, University of GA) •Control as effective with sulfur as conventional fungicides.