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Brown Rot on Peach and Other Stone Fruits


450-721 (PPWS-64P)

Authors as Published

Elizabeth A. Bush, Extension Plant Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science, Virginia Tech; and Keith S. Yoder, Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist, Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center

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Brown rot is one of the most destructive diseases of peach and nectarine in Virginia, and also occurs on other stone fruits such as apricot, cherry, and plum. When environmental conditions favor this disease, crop loss can be devastating.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Interim Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.


March 25, 2015