Fire Blight Sample Pick up in Essex and Kent Counties for Streptomycin Resistance Survey

by Amanda Green

I will be in Essex County on Thursday and Kent County on Friday. If you have fire blight in your orchards, I can come to pick up the sample. You may contact me at 226-931-4098 to arrange a pick up. Please refer to this blog post for instructions on how to collect the sample.  Streptomycin Resistance Survey in Fire Blight Bacteria.

If you are in another area of the province please arrange a pick with me or any of the following:

Kinga Bodnar or A.M. Svircev, AAFC Researcher  :(905) 562-2034

Michael Celetti, OMAFRA Plant Pathologist-Horticulture Program Lead: (519) 824-4120 ext 58910

Erica Pate, OMAFRA Pome Fruit IPM Specialist: (519) 426-4322


Alternatively samples may be dropped off at or couriered (collect) to AAFC in Vineland:

Strep Survey                                                                                                                                               Att: Kinga Bodnar or                                                                                                                     AAFC                                                                                                                                                    P.O. Box 6000                                                                                                                                 4902 Victoria Avenue, North                                                                                                Vineland Station, Ontario                                                                                                              L0R 2E0


About AmandaGreen

Tree Fruit Specialist for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs
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