The following papers were presented on July 18th at the 2004 Annual Conference in Austin, Texas in the Workshops, "Etiology, Epidemiology and pathology of Anthrcnose on Strawberry" and "Anthracnose Management Strategies for Strawberry Nurseries."
Nine industry, government, and research experts offer an in-depth examination of this widespread and difficult-to-manage fruit rot. A sample (5 minutes only) of each presentation is available below.
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View Strawberry CD Overview prepared by Dr. Barclay Poling.
The complete presentation for all nine papers is available through the ASHS store on CD. Browse ASHS CDs-DVDs-Videos
Dr. Jim Mertely
Epidemiological Studies of Colletotrichum acutatum in Florida
Dr. Barclay Poling
Special Considerations Regarding Strawberry Plugs and Colletotrichum acutatum
Dr. Adam Dale
The Role of Micropropagation in Producing Pathogen-free Plants
The Changing Dynamics of Managing Colletotrichum acutatum in California Strawberry Nursery Areas
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An Integrated Approach to Managing Colletotrichum acutatum Through the Use of Meristem Plants, Nursery Isolation and Sanitation Measures
Dr. Kirk Larson
Maintaining Plant Quality in Strawberry Propagation Nurseries: A Horticulturist's Perspective
Dr. Tom Sjulin
Special Problems in Nursery Propagation of Colletotrichum acutatum-susceptible Day-neutral Cultivars
Dr. Stanley Freeman
Interaction, Survival Strategies and Host Range of Colletotrichum acutatum on Strawberry