Pears, Venturia pirina, Fungicides, Spraying, Western Australia
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Scab is an important fungal disease of pears in Western Australia.
Serious fruit losses occur in orchards where spraying is neglected, poorly timed or inefficiently carried out.
A full spray schedule, using a proven fungicide, must be adopted from spur burst onwards to ensure protection of fruit and foliage.
Doepel, R F. and Hardisty, S. E.
"Plant diseases : pear scab : control by fungicidal sprays,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 4:
9, Article 10.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol4/iss9/10