I am currently undertaking a pest and disease module as part of my degree at Myerscough College in Lancashire and would like to know what your readers would rate as the five most common or most damaging apple diseases?
See Fruit Forum main web-site for an article on scab on apples and pears: ‘Closing Down the Scab Factories’ by Adrian Baggaley.
Photograph courtesy John R. Hartman. Reproduced with permission from Vaillancourt, L. J. and J. R. Hartman. 2000. ‘Apple scab.’ The Plant Health Instructor. DOI: 10.1094/PHI-I-2000-1005-01. Updated 2005.