A long, cool spring here in Southern California allowed quite a few FB strikes, three days in the low to mid-90's stopped it in its tracks. Formerly limp shoots with sticky ooze and now crispy and dry, and pruned stumps do not get re-infection. That's all I'll see of it until next spring, weeks of 100+ weather and 5% humidity sees to that. Unfortunately it doesn't slow down the CM a bit, which is my next nemesis on the calendar.
Kevin Hauser Kuffel Creek Apple Nursery Riverside, California Nakifuma, Uganda On Mon, 22 May 2017 02:45:06 +0000 (UTC), lee elliott <pippm...@yahoo.com> wrote: > 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 > _______________________________________________ > apple-crop mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop _______________________________________________ apple-crop mailing list email@example.com http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop