bacterial canker

bacterial canker

[bak′tir·ē·əl ′kaŋ·kər]
(plant pathology)
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Pathogenic bacteria such as Clavibacter michiganensis, the causative agent of bacterial canker of tomato, were also controlled by the yeast.
Watch out for shoots with bacterial canker on cherries and prune them out before the end of September.
2008) and an epidemic of bacterial canker of kiwi-fruit in Italy (Ferrante and Scortichini 2010) are recent reminders of the need to limit the spread of regulated and not-yet-regulated pests and viruses (Luvisi, Panattoni, Colosimo et al.
The straight answer is that all stone fruit trees should not be pruned in the dormant season from October to February as this makes them prone to the devastating diseases Silver Leaf and Bacterial Canker.
David Lonsdale said he believes that bacterial canker of poplar (Xanthomonas populi) may have originated in aspens and while it ruins the commercial value of trees an increasingly warmer climate may well mean that it becomes less of a problem in future.
After such time has elapsed, these trees typically go into decline and become susceptible to bacterial canker disease and termites.
Or it could be bacterial canker, which causes the tree to die back and ooze gum through the branches.
This unique cross is tolerant of major plum diseases--like bacterial spot, bacterial canker, and plum leaf scald--that limit an orchard's life-span in the Southeast.
Bacterial canker affects many garden species, but mostly plums, cherries, apricots, peaches and ornamental prunus species.
This process eliminates seed-borne diseases such as bacterial canker.
It is from these symptoms that the disease gets its common name of bacterial ooze or bacterial canker.
This pruning system applies equally to pears but don't prune stone fruits, like plums and cherries, in the winter because the cuts can attract bacterial canker and silver leaf.