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Copper-streptomycin sprays control pear blossom blast

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Richard S. Bethell
Joseph M. Ogawa, University of California
W. Harley English, University of California
Robert J. Hansen
Billy T. Manji
Frank J. Schick

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California Agriculture 31(6):7-9.

Published June 01, 1977

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Blasting of flower is an occasional problem in California pear orchards. Three common causes of blasted blossoms are boron deficiency, lack of winter chilling, and bacterial infection caused by Pseudomonas syringae van Hall. Bacterial blast is the most damaging and can reduce crops so severely they become unprofitable to harvest.

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Copper-streptomycin sprays control pear blossom blast

Richard S. Bethell, Joseph M. Ogawa, W. Harley English, Robert J. Hansen, Billy T. Manji, Frank J. Schick
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Copper-streptomycin sprays control pear blossom blast

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Authors

Richard S. Bethell
Joseph M. Ogawa, University of California
W. Harley English, University of California
Robert J. Hansen
Billy T. Manji
Frank J. Schick

Publication Information

California Agriculture 31(6):7-9.

Published June 01, 1977

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Blasting of flower is an occasional problem in California pear orchards. Three common causes of blasted blossoms are boron deficiency, lack of winter chilling, and bacterial infection caused by Pseudomonas syringae van Hall. Bacterial blast is the most damaging and can reduce crops so severely they become unprofitable to harvest.

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