Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Disease control in apple and pear orchards.

Abstract

Bacterial blight of apples and pears caused by Erwinia amylovora led to heavy yield losses in Aquitaine in 1978 and in the Anjou and Paris regions of France in 1984. Factors promoting the disease, varietal reactions and some control measures are presented.