Reducing apple scab risk with a fall urea spray.

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2012: $201,078.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2015
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
Project Leader:
Daniel Cooley
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
A fall urea spray can reduce overwintering apple scab by 50%, thus reducing the risk for apple scab the following season. It is most advised where scab was more prevalent than desired in the current growing season.
J. Clements
A. Tuttle
D. Cooley
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
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