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pear death toll

Posted by bhawkins 8a Dallas (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 30, 13 at 12:02

from 27 trees planted 4 years ago, these have died from fireblight

20'th Century unknown rootstock
Chojuro cally
Monterrey pear
Ya Li cally
Seckle cally

Also, Pineapple & Carnes, both on cally, have died from cotton root rot, but I can't blame the tree.


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RE: pear death toll

Yep - I have become quite a bit more sensitive to disease resistance - especially Fireblight....

Are you finding you are loosing the grafted tops - or are you loosing the rootstock?

Thanks


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RE: pear death toll

I haven't noticed the rootstock being affected


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