EPLP-009: Phony Peach Disease
phony peach disease information sheet

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Email: d-appel@tamu.edu

Product Code: EPLP-009

Electronic download only. Phony peach disease is a serious disease of peaches and can determine the production life of a peach orchard. Strains of the bacterium that causes the disease can produce bacterial leaf scorch in oak, elm, maple, and sycamore trees; Pierce's disease in grapes; and citrus variegated chlorosis (yellowing) in citrus. This publication discusses the symptoms of the disease, how it is transmitted, and control strategies. (2 pp., 2 photos) Authors: Kevin Ong and Corinne Rhodes