Mr. Norwood: I spray mainly for the brown rot, and I have pretty good luck.
This brown rot fungus sometimes destroys the whole crop of certain varieties, besides injuring the trees sometimes as well.
I have twenty Ocheeda trees now, and they are quite badly subject to brown rot.
Mr. Ludlow: What is the difference between the brown rot and the plum pocket fungus?
They are practically curculio proof, and have never been affected with brown rot as have some other varieties.
The brown rot of plum is without doubt one of the important limiting factors in plum-growing in Minnesota.
Follow with one to forty lime-sulphur or other spray as for brown rot.
They were right close to them, and the brown rot didn't affect them particularly.
Mr. Hansen: Do you know of any plum that has never had brown rot?
I planted it and never saw any brown rot on it and had five bushels on it this year.
|brown rot |
Any of several plant diseases, especially a disease of peach, plum, cherry, and related plants, caused by an ascomycete fungus and characterized by wilting and browning of the flowers and leaves and rotting of the fruits.