University of California

Consistent annual treatment helps future olive leaf spot control


Beth L. Teviotdale
G. Steven Sibbett

Authors Affiliations

B.L. Teviotdale is Extension Plant Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis, stationed at the Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier; G.S. Sibbett is Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 49(5):27-32. DOI:10.3733/ca.v049n05p27. September 1995.

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Tulare County research revealed that an orchard's disease history influences how well annual copper fungicide treatments will work in controlling olive leaf spot. Elevated disease levels are not easily reduced in 1 year, and consistent annual treatment is important for future disease control as well as for protection in the current year.

Teviotdale B, Sibbett G. 1995. Consistent annual treatment helps future olive leaf spot control. Hilgardia 49(5):27-32. DOI:10.3733/ca.v049n05p27
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