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  • An agronomic image showing apple scab on an apple.

    Take Steps to Control Apple Scab

    If not controlled, apple scab can cause 70% or greater losses where humid, cool weather occurs during the spring months. In a recent article Kari Peter, assistant professor of plant pathology at Penn State University, warns that the dispersal of overwintering apple scab spores can cause outbreaks of the disease in apple trees around the region. She urges growers to scout and control apple scab early in the season. Open blossoms on apple trees can…

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