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fire blight
a disease of pears, apples, quinces, etc., characterized by blossom, twig, and fruit blight and stem cankers, caused by a bacterium, Erwinia amylovora.
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Fire blight, also written fireblight, is a contagious disease affecting apples, pears, and some other members of the family Rosaceae. It is a serious concern to ...


UC home and landscape guidelines for control of Fire Blight.


Shepherds crook caused by fire blight. Photo: G. Sundin. Fire blight is a bacterial disease of apple trees that can kill blossoms, new green shoots, branches, and ...


What is fire blight? Fire blight is a contagious, systemic, bacterial disease and is prevalent on apple and pear trees during cool, wet springs.


Named for the scorched appearance of infected leaves, fire blight is a destructive bacterial disease (Erwinia amylovora) found on apples, pears and other ...


Fireblight is caused by the bacterium, Erwinia amylovora. It is a serious disease that affects new leaves, fruit, flowers, and stems of over 75 species of trees and ...


Fire blight is an important disease effecting pear and apple. Infections most commonly occur on late blooms in May or June during the three weeks following  ...


Fire blight is the most serious pear disease in the eastern United States. Caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, the disease can attack some 75 species of ...


Fire blight is one of the most devastating and difficult-to-control diseases of many fruit trees including apple and pear, and other rosaceous ornamental plants.