Websites concerned with the cultivation and production of pears (Malus species).
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Crop Profiles for Pears in New England
General production information on this crop, the cultural practices involved, insect pests, diseases, nematodes and their control by biological, cultural and chemical means. [PDF]
Article from Wikipedia on this fruit with information on its origins, cultivation and the main cultivars.
Fabraea Leaf Spot of Pear
Information on this condition which can affect foliage and fruit, the symptoms, disease cycle, monitoring, management and chemical control.
Fire Blight of Pear, Erwinia amylovora
Information from West Virginia University on this serious condition, monitoring the trees and possible control methods.
Growing Pear Trees
Instructions on choosing and growing these fruit trees in the garden, with information on rootstocks, varieties, pollination, pruning and care.
Pear Scab, Venturia pirina
Fact sheet from West Virginia University on this economically important disease, the symptoms, disease cycle, monitoring, management and control.
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