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 ...
Fire blight is one of the most destructive diseases of apple and pear trees.
Outbreaks are sporadic in most parts of the Northeast, but can cause extensive
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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.
What is fire blight? Fire blight is a contagious, systemic, bacterial disease and is
prevalent on apple and pear trees during cool, wet springs.
Fire blight is destructive to apple and quince trees and is the most serious pear
disease in the eastern United States. In recent years, significant losses to the ...
Fire blight is a bacterial disease affecting apple, crabapple, pear, hawthorn,
pyracantha (firethorn) and related species. The bacteria commonly overwinter in
Named for the scorched appearance of infected leaves, fire blight is a destructive
bacterial disease (Erwinia amylovora) found on apples, pears and other ...
Jan 29, 2016 ... Fire blight is a serious bacterial disease of apples and pears across the U.S. It
typically infects the blossoms of the tree, and various treatments ...