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, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, is a common and
frequently destructive disease of pome fruit trees and related plants. Pear (Pyrus
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
Johnson, K.B. 2000. Fire blight of apple and pear. The Plant Health Instructor.
DOI: 10.1094/PHI-I-2000-0726-01. Updated 2015. DISEASE: Fire blight of apple
Identification, Control, of Fire Blight, a bacterial disease of apple trees that can kill
blossoms, new green shoots, branches, and sometimes entire trees in ...
Fire blight is a bacterial disease that is especially destructive on apple, pear,
quince, and crabapple.
Named for the scorched appearance of infected leaves, fire blight is a bacterial
disease found on apples, pears and other members of the rose family.
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.
www.btny.purdue.edu. Fire Blight on Fruit trees in the Home orchard. Janna
Beckerman. Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University. BP-