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Posts Tagged: apricot

Fruit Tree Monitoring for Pests

Purplish, scabby spots on apricot fruit and holes in leaves caused by shot hole disease. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Stone fruit trees like apricot, cherry, nectarine, peach, plum, and prune are a staple of many...

Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 1:43 PM
Tags: apricot (4), brown rot (1), cherry (4), eutypa dieback (2), monitor (1), nectarine (1), peach (1), peach leaf curl (1), pest (2), plum (1), prune (3), shot hole disease (1), spotted wing drosophila (1), UC IPM (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Pruning Trees in Winter

Pruning a tree. (Photo: Pixabay)

Winter is an ideal time to prune deciduous fruit and shade trees, since the trees are dormant and...

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Tags: apricot (4), cherry (4), disease (1), dormant (1), environmental disorders (1), fruit (1), pest (2), prune (3), pruning (2), tree (1), trees (1), UC IPM (2), winter (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

It's Time to Prune Apricot & Cherry Trees

Cluster of ripe apricots [J.K.Clark]

Although most fruit trees are pruned during the dormant season, in areas with wet winters, apricots...

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 1:48 PM
Tags: apricot (4), bacterial (1), botryosphaeria (1), canker (2), cherries (1), cherry (4), diseases (1), eutypa dieback (2), fungal (1), pathogens (1), prune (3)

Avoid Pruning Apricots and Cherries in Cool Season

Figure 1. Oozing produced by fungal infection of a cherry branch pruned during a previous cool season.

Most people think about pruning fruit trees during the winter since the branch structure is most...

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Tags: apricot (4), canker (2), cherry (4), pruning (2)
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