Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Stem pitting disease of cherries and other stone fruits

Authors

Srecko M. Mircetich
William J. Moller
George Nyland

Authors Affiliations

Srecko M. Mircetich is Research Plant Pathologist, Agricultural Research Service, USDA; William J. Moller is Plant Pathologist, Cooperative Extension; George Nyland is Professor of Plant Pathology, U.C. Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 32(4):19-20. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n04p19. April 1978.

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Abstract

Decline in cherry and other stone fruit orchards has been shown to be associated with a soil-borne virus disease known as Prunus stem pitting. Control is by careful selection and use of propagation material from healthy trees and planting in non-infested soil.
Mircetich S, Moller W, Nyland G. 1978. Stem pitting disease of cherries and other stone fruits. Hilgardia 32(4):19-20. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n04p19

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