Anthracnose symptoms often occurred on fruits of Asian pear trees grown in Anseong, Naju, Seonghwan and Pyeongtaek in Korea during the harvesting period from to A total of 28 isolates of Colletotrichum sp. All the isolates were identified as Colletotrichum acutatum based on their morphological and cultural characteristics. Four isolates of the fungus were tested for pathogenicity to fruits of Asian pear tree by artificial inoculation.
Pear Tree Issues – Tips On Fixing Pear Tree Problems
Common Problems With Pears: Treating Pear Tree Insect Problems And Disease
Every fruit tree has the future potential for disease and insect damage. Factors such as location and weather will play a part in which issues your tree encounters. Disease-resistant trees are the best option for easy care; and for all trees, proper maintenance such as watering, fertilizing, pruning, spraying, weeding, and fall cleanup can help keep most insects and diseases at bay. NOTE: This is part 6 in a series of 10 articles.
Edible Landscaping - Edible of the Month: Asian Pears
Asian pears Pyrus pyrifolia and p. They are susceptible to most of the diseases suffered by the European species of the pear genus Pyrus. They especially suffer from the fungal diseases pear scab, powdery mildew and sooty blotch. Asian pears may be grown in U. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9.
Each spring, Asian pear trees Pyrus pyrifolia burst to life with an explosion of branch-smothering white blooms. Suitable for U. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 8 or 9, depending on variety, they also bear rough-skinned, greenish-gold, deer-enticing fruit. Asian pears are highly susceptible to a bacterial infection that blackens them from their leaves to roots.