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Russeting of bartlett pears: Investigation in two areas showed copper dusts applied for blight control not cause of russeting in orchards studied

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Richard R. Harris , University of California
William H. Griggs, University of California

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California Agriculture 9(3):5-6.

Published March 01, 1955

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Abstract

Bartlett pears—in a Placer County foothill orchard and in a Sacramento Valley orchard—were equally russeted in 1954, whether they developed on trees dusted with copper, sprayed with streptomycin, or given no blight control treatment during the blossoming period.

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The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1450.

F. M. Summers, Associate Professor of Entomology, University of California, Davis, made the examination for insects which might account for russeting.

Russeting of bartlett pears: Investigation in two areas showed copper dusts applied for blight control not cause of russeting in orchards studied

Richard R. Harris, William H. Griggs
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Russeting of bartlett pears: Investigation in two areas showed copper dusts applied for blight control not cause of russeting in orchards studied

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Authors

Richard R. Harris , University of California
William H. Griggs, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 9(3):5-6.

Published March 01, 1955

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Bartlett pears—in a Placer County foothill orchard and in a Sacramento Valley orchard—were equally russeted in 1954, whether they developed on trees dusted with copper, sprayed with streptomycin, or given no blight control treatment during the blossoming period.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1450.

F. M. Summers, Associate Professor of Entomology, University of California, Davis, made the examination for insects which might account for russeting.


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