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Fire Blight

Author: 
Olsen, Mary W.
Young, Deborah
Publication Date: 
January 2011
Publication Number: 
AZ1030
Pages: 
3 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
Fireblight is a bacterial disease that affects only plants in the rose family, particularly apple, pear and pyracantha. This article briefly discusses the symptoms and environmental conditions for this disease and the way to control it.
Revised 1/2011. Originally published: 1998
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Plant Pathology
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1030
Keyword: 
pathogen
bacteria
disease
Erwinia
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Gardening/Horticulture
Plant Diseases
Plant Production/Crops