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Brown Bag – Apple Anthracnose Canker in Western Washington – Whitney Garton
April 14 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Title: Apple Anthracnose Canker in Western Washington
Presenter: Whitney Garton, MS Student, Dept. of Horticulture
Description: This presentation will focus on Ms. Garton’s three studies on managing apple anthracnose canker in cider apple orchards in western Washington. The three studies include: 1) the role of wounding and host infection by Neofabraea malicorticis, and if Bordeaux mix can prevent and control infection with or without wounding; 2) fungicide evaluation for control of cankers; and 3) evaluation of cultural practices to manage established cankers.
Eligible for 1 pesticide credit.