Bacterial blight on Persian walnuts
Edward N. Mulrean, University of California, Berkeley
Milton N. Schroth, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Berkeley.
California Agriculture 35(9):11-13. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v035n09p11.
Researchers have shown that the walnut blight bacterium survives the winter in buds and catkins, complicating control strategies.
Edward N. Mulrean, formerly Research Associate, University of California, Berkeley; Milton N. Schroth is Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Berkeley.
The authors express their appreciation to Ross Sanborn, Steve Sibbett, Bull Olson, and Larry Fitch, Farm Advisors, Contra Costa, Tulare, Butte, and Glenn counties, respectively; Dr. Beth Teviotdale, Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology, Parlier; and Janet Barton, Research Assistant, U.C., Berkeley.