Kathy Demchak, Matthew Cooper
Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) High and Low Tunnel Berry Project Update #1—information on growing strawberries and raspberries in containers.
Phytophthora root rot is now regarded as a major cause of declining red raspberry plantings.
Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.
Virus diseases can seriously damage brambles, especially raspberries, and can affect the lifetime of a planting.
Informational table showing pesticides available for home garden use on various fruit crops.
The important insects and diseases to be controlled, except for viruses, are listed in the right-hand column of this spray schedule.
Informational table showing the occurrence of insects and mites on brambles during the growing season.
All possible control strategies must be employed if bramble diseases are to be controlled.
Use this table to determine the equivalent amounts of nitrogen, phosphate, and potash of each fertilizer material.
Your schedule may vary from the one below by as much as 2 weeks (earlier or later) depending on the region of Pennsylvania in which you are located.
Informational table showing efficacy of insecticides on brambles.
Informational table showing pesticide application amounts on fruit.