Apricot trees

Asked August 24, 2015, 7:25 PM EDT

You refer to labeled fungicides for treating cytospora fungus on the above.What are these and are they commercially available? Names and chemical composition would be helpful!

Outside United States

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Gummosis of Fruit Trees - Missouri Botanical Garden

www.missouribotanicalgarden.org › ... › Diseases › Cankers
Gummosis is the oozing of sap from wounds or cankers on fruit trees. Gummosis can result from environmental stress, mechanical injury, or disease and insect ...

The attached publication has information about fungicide spray options, but take note that fungicides alone will probably not adequately control this disease. Make sure that you are following proper watering, fertilizing, and pruning strategies, as well as practicing good sanitation around the trees.

http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/crops/02953.html