[NAFEX] Bark Disease question
hartmansfruit at msn.com
Tue Mar 2 11:23:34 EST 2010
On the apple what you describe sounds like apple anthracnose. Take a look
at this website, http://plant-disease.ippc.orst.edu/disease.cfm?RecordID=36.
Not a pleasant disease to work with. I don't know whether you get that
disease in MN but we certainly do here in western Washington.
From: "Jim Fruth" <jimfruth at charter.net>
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2010 6:57 AM
To: "NAFEX" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Subject: [NAFEX] Bark Disease question
> What can you tell me about bark disease? The bark looks normal until
> the day I notice that it has sunk inward. When I pull away the outer
> the inner bark seems absent (or shriveled?) It doesn't girdle the tree
> so little live bark is left that the live bark can no longer sustain the
> tree and the tree dies the following year. It isn't sun-scald as the
> problem occurs on the north side too. No (obvious) evidence of insects.
> zone 3 peach died this way and now my McIntosh Apple has it.
> Jim Fruth
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