For the first year ever I havent seen any FB here is western Illinois, could it 
be th 86 degree days we had burned it out, I believe FB burns out after a few 
hot days, some dont believe this but experience has taught me it is true, Shoot 
bligt and root sucker blight has allways been a problem, I am sceptical that 
these antobiotic sprays work at all, only good for the blooms and chemical 
dealers, Copper does work well on young hursery and non-bearing trees that get 
shoot blight where your not woried about fruit finish, My person opiniion, low 
soil levels of copper, (do a leaf anayisis) make the tree stressed and 
contribute to FB. Just my 2 cents worth, Lee Elliott, Upstart Nursery, 
Winchester Illinois
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