TRAPs Climate Center Website

What is the weather like in Utah's fruit-growing orchards? You'll find out when you check out the newly updated Utah Climate Center website.

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TRAPs Climate Center Website

Cover Crops

Cover crops are important for: soil structure, water infiltration, erosion, reducing mud and dust, providing an adequate driving surface, and can be used to grow additional nitrogen. A cover crop shouldn't compete with trees and after its established it shouldn't require much maintenance.

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Cover Crops

Coryneum Blight

Coryneum blight, also called shothole, is a fungal disease of stone fruit trees. It is caused by the fungus Wilsonomyces carpophilus. Leaf infections may weaken a tree, infections on the fruit can lead to economic loss. Fall applications of copper sprays are effective in controlling this disease.

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Coryneum Blight

 About the Guide

The Intermountain Commercial Tree Fruit Guide covers pest management and general production issues for growing healthy fruit in the Intermountain West, with an emphasis on integrated pest management and sustainable agriculture.


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