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  • Get Ahead of Phytophthora Root Rot

    With several years of drought affecting the West, fruit and nut growers are now facing an underground issue. With Phytophthora root rot infecting the tissue of plants, issues like poor vegetative growth, long-term orchard decline, and possible tree death begin to increase. Magnified by irrigation changes, the recent wet winter, and salty water, Phytophthora is making its way through the soil of California. The best way to detect for infection is by digging up roots…

Agronomic image of citrus groves at harvest
Weed pressure in citrus fruit orchards
Grapevine rootstock