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Effect of spring-pruning method, copper sprays and training systems on bacterial canker of sweet cherry 2008


Project Leaders: J. Carroll, Senior Extension Associate, New York State IPM Program; T. Robinson, Professor, Horticultural Sciences; T. Burr, Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology; S. Hoying, Senior Extension Associate, Horticultural Sciences; T. Bucien, Research Aide

Cooperators: K. Cox, Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology; D. Rosenberger

Abstract: Efficacy of copper sprays to protect pruning wounds from bacterial canker infection was examined on 8-yr-old sweet cherry cv Hedelfingen, trained to a Vertical Axis System, in 3 replicate blocks, 15 trees/block.