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Published by College of Agriculture and Home Economics in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


  • Anthracnose,
  • Apples -- Diseases and pests -- Washington (State), Western,
  • Apples -- Diseases and pests -- Northwest, Pacific

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBull"s eye rot.
SeriesExtension bulletin -- 0940., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 940.
ContributionsByther, Ralph S., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17608835M

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  Apple anthracnose is severe in the wet areas west of the Cascades in Washington and BC. Anthracnose cankers are often called fiddle-string cankers because long, string-like fibers of the inner bark are left exposed in the center of the canker. These cankers usually occur on smaller twigs and branches and expand for only a single season. Anthracnose is one of the important post-harvest diseases of apple fruit caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides and C. acutatum, resulting in serious damage to the fruits and considerable economic loss in various crops, including apple worldwide (Afanador-Kafuri et al., ; Bajpai et al., ; Lee et al., ; Víchová et al., ).The symptoms of apple anthracnose can be Cited by: Old-time apple varieties is a list of apple varieties commonly found in old Pacific Northwest orchards compiled by R.A. Norton from an orchard reference book dated Apple Evaluations. Apple cultivar trials were begun in by Dr. Bob Norton. Identification of apple anthracnose fungus Colletotrichum sp. KV and light buff sporogenous tissue, but in many isolates only darkening of the mycelium with age occ17).

Apple Cankers and Bull's-eye Rot * Bulls-eye rot can be caused by anthracnose canker from fungus Cryptosporiopsis curvispor or by perennial canker from fungus C. perennans. The disease is severe in the high-rainfall apple-growing areas west of the Cascades and British Columbia and is one of the most serious postharvest diseases ofFile Size: 62KB. Anthracnose control begins with practicing good sanitation. Picking up and disposing of all diseased plant parts, including twigs and leaves, from the ground or from around the plant is important. This keeps the fungus from overwintering near the plant. Proper pruning techniques to rid trees and plants of old and dead wood also helps with.   Several fungal pathogens are responsible for maple anthracnose, which include: Aureobasidium apocryptum (syn. Kabatiella apocrypta), Discula campestris and Colletotrichum gleosporoides. Hosts All native and non-native maples commonly planted as woody ornamentals are susceptible to infection, such as: sugar (A. saccharum), red (A. rubrum), Norway (A. . According to The Apple Grower by Michael Phillips (revised and expanded edition, Chelsea Green, ), anthracnose typically follows environmental stresses like cold, drought, or pruning injury. The best control is removing and burning infected parts of the tree.