Here is a complete list of fruit-related publications. PDF files of some publications are available free.
A multidisciplinary publication, PSU College of Ag Sciences,
which is published monthly for the whole year.
This comprehensive, regional guide provides the background and instruction necessary for an effective orchard monitoring program. The guide will help fruit growers, consultants, chemical field representatives, and extension personnel manage the complex agroecosystem of an orchard.
Fruit Production for the Home Gardener has been developed as a resource for people who wish to produce fruit on a small scale (one acre or less) and who are not legally licensed to use pesticides. Production guides for commercial growers are also available from Penn State Cooperative Extension.
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The disease referred to as plum pox was
first reported in 1915 in Bulgarian plums.
Sharka is the Slavic name for plum pox
and is the most widely used common
name for the disease around the world.