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Title: Mummy berry disease

item Smith, Barbara

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/10/2012
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Mummy Berry is the most important disease of blueberry worldwide. It has not been as severe in the southeastern U.S. on rabbiteye blueberry has it is in other areas on highbush blueberry. However, it has caused severe losses on some farms in some years. This poster gives the symptoms, disease cycle, and control options of mummy berry so that blueberry growers can develop a better understanding of this disease and its control.