category [tree fruit, IPM]
Dr. Quan Zeng, CAES, has been working on Fireblight and strep resistance, and has presented information on-line for you. Many of you submitted samples for this work which helped a great deal. The following is from Quan.
Below you can find a link to the webinar presentation I produced with Plant Management Network regarding fire blight and streptomycin resistance. I summarized the survey we performed, that as of 2016, the New England region is free of streptomycin resistance. I also provided an overview of how the resistance happens, current updates, and some future management tools as alternatives to streptomycin.
Assistant Scientist II
Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
123 Huntington Street, P.O. Box 1106
New Haven, Connecticut 06504
Visiting Associate Extension Educator – Fruit Production and IPM
Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, U-4067
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-4067
Telephone: (860) 486-6449
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