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by Mulberry Grove
Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: apple diseases
Replies: 2
Views: 3434

Re: apple diseases

We also experience scab and mildew. My advice is to look at the university research on scab and also on mildew. They are associated with temperature and wetting periods (rain) and therefore require treatment based on their reproduction around rain and temperature. Scab will get worse, the longer it ...
by Mulberry Grove
Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:50 am
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: Orchard Protection Products
Replies: 0
Views: 3395

Orchard Protection Products

I'm in need of some fungicides and my local elevator can order specialty products, but only in minimum quantity lots that are more than I need. I have around 800 trees and I'm doing IPM so I'm targeting specific problems with specific products. Anyway, anybody getting products from a wholesaler that...
by Mulberry Grove
Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:21 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Zestar Disease Issue?
Replies: 3
Views: 4496

Re: Zestar Disease Issue?

I did notice that this condition does not appear on any tree that has been cut back. I only cut back the trees that were damaged in shipping. We've had plenty rain and they're irrigated, and there isn't really any vegetation in the field yet. I should have mentioned that these are semi-dwarf.
by Mulberry Grove
Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:16 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Zestar Disease Issue?
Replies: 3
Views: 4496

Zestar Disease Issue?

I went out into my orchard yesterday and noticed that my Zestar apple trees have some type of disease or die back on the top of the central leader working its way down. The orchard was planted about a month ago and only the Zestar are showing this issue. Probably about 10 or so out of 72 Zestars hav...
by Mulberry Grove
Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:14 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Tree Wraps
Replies: 1
Views: 3230

Tree Wraps

Anybody use heavy construction paper around their new apple trees to discourage rabbits etc? How did/does it work?