Special Workshop on Managing Apple Scab in the Age of Multiple Fungicide Resistance
Posted: February 6, 2012
Dave Rosenberger grew up on a dairy farm near Quakertown, PA, and he spent summers during high school and college working on a large diversified fruit/vegetable/greenhouse operation. He attended Goshen College in Indiana and later received his Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Michigan State University where he worked on X-disease of peaches. In 1977, Dave was hired as the Tree Fruit Plant Pathologist at Cornell's Hudson Valley Lab in Highland, NY. Dave has 34 years of experience monitoring apple disease development in the Hudson Valley, evaluating apple fungicides in field trials, and incorporating the best available information on fungicides and apple pathogen biology into extension recommendations. Pesticide credits pending approval.
Presentations will include Scab 101—Biology of the Apple Scab Fungus, Fungicides for Apple Scab—Their Chemistry and Modes of Action, Current Status of Resistance to Fungicides in PA Apple Scab Populations, Learning to Grow Apples with Protectant Programs, and Open Question and Answer Session on Best Way Forward (details available under Fruit Times Events).
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