SCFS Meeting, Antracnose of Apples with Whitney Garton of WSU NWREC in Mt. Vernon, Thursday, April 14, 2016, @7 p.m.

Anthracnose or Bull’s Eye Rot is a deadly fungal disease of apples in the wet weather of Western Washington. Come learn about the disease, how to identify it, its life and infection cycle, severity, and current management practice from Whitney Garton of WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center.

Whitney Garton, is a graduate student working with Dr. Carol Miles in the Horticulture Department at Washington State University’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon. Her master’s project focuses on the management of apple anthracnose in Western Washington.

This meeting of the Snohomish County Fruit Society is Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7pm at the Snohomish Boys and Girls Club, 402 2nd Street, Snohomish, WA 98290. Snohomish County Fruit Society (SCFS) is a chapter of the Western Cascade Fruit Society (WCFS) http://www.wcfs.org. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited. For further information, email SnohomishCFS@gmail.com or call 206-427-4279. A brief business meeting will precede the speaker.

For pictures of the disease see http://pnwhandbooks.org/plantdisease/apple-malus-spp-anthracnose-bulls-eye-rot

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