The radio warning service for Apple and Pear scab in the Netherlands

C.A.E. Meijneke
1957 Netherlands Journal of Agricultural Science  
The methods used by the Plantenziektenkundige Dienst, Wageningen, in forecasting possible outbreaks of apple and pear scab (Venturia inaequalis and V. pirina) in the Netherlands [cf. 35, p. 302] are described. The work is done in collaboration with the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute, the Horticultural Extension Service, and several private fruit growers. The warnings are of particular importance to growers using the recently developed curative organic mercurials, which are applied after
more » ... are applied after infection but before the incubation period is over. The methods of Mills and La Plante [35, p. 301] have been adopted. (Abstract retrieved from CAB Abstracts by CABI's permission)
doi:10.18174/njas.v5i4.17728 fatcat:d5fj4q6tszcmrorwkthjo7hsqq