Tag Archives: fire blight

1…2…3 Fire Blight Strike “You’re Out!”

Written by: Colleen Haskins, Acting Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA with input from Michael Celetti, Pathologist-Horticulture, OMAFRA (Excerpts of this article were taken from the article “Fire Blight: Consider and Aggressive Orchard Management Approach”.  Authors: Kristy Grigg-McGuffin and Wendy McFadden-Smith, OMAFRA … Continue reading

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Apple Update: June 20th, 2018

This post written by: Amanda Green, Tree Fruit Specialist, OMAFRA and Colleen Haskins, Acting Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA In this update: crop stages thinning (chemical and hand) irrigation diseases (Scab, Fire blight, Powdery Mildew) pest activity (Codling Moth, Oblique banded leaf roller, … Continue reading

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Apple Update: June 8th, 2018

This post written by: Amanda Green, Tree Fruit Specialist, OMAFRA and Colleen Haskins, Acting Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA The OMAFRA Apple Team will be providing crop updates reported from across the province, including growth stages, production, weather-related impacts, pest status … Continue reading

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Apple Thinning and PGR Update

A full apple update will be coming soon. This update will be on thinning and growth control with apogee. 

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Apple Update: August 10, 2017

Available in PDF: 12_Apple Update Auguest 10 In this update: Growth stage Precipitation Retain label changes International Fruit Tree Association – Part 2 Diseases: fire blight, scab, fruit rot, blister spot Insects: apple maggot, codling moth, San Jose scale, woolly … Continue reading

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Apple Update: July 14, 2017

Available in PDF: 10_Apple Update July 15 2017 In this update: Growth stages Bitter pit management Disease: fire blight, scab, powdery mildew, Phytophthora, Nectria, summer disease Insect: lepidopterans (moths), apple maggot, leafcurling midge, San Jose scale, aphids, potato leafhopper, rust mite … Continue reading

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Apple Update: June 30, 2017

In this update: Fruit size Hedging Nutrient analysis Weather issues Disease: fire blight, apple scab, powdery mildew, fly speck/sooty blotch, sudden apple decline Insect: oriental fruit moth, obliquebanded leafroller, rosy apple aphid, San Jose scale, Japanese beetle, brown marmorated stink … Continue reading

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