What's that spot? Common Diseases of Deciduous Fruit Trees

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This handy ebook will help you identify and treat more than 25 common diseases and conditions of deciduous fruit trees, including strategies for avoiding all the common diseases like Brown rot, Black spot (Apple scab) and Blossom blight. Colour photos will help you identify your fruit tree problems, and clear descriptions of the disease, its lifecycle and a range of strategies for preventing and avoiding each condition will help you keep your trees healthy and productive.

The guide includes:

  • tips for avoiding damage to your fruit from sunburn, frost and nutritional problems
  • the keys to preventing fungal diseases
  • how to make your own organic sprays
  • recommended spray schedules for each type of fruit (with great tips about when to spray, and more importantly - when not to!)
  • demystifying different types of sprayers and tips for choosing the right one to suit you
  • the eight key steps to keeping your fruit trees healthy

With 69 pages packed full of information, and including more than 100 high-definition colour photos, this guide (PDF format) will help you create true food security in your backyard with a range of strategies to protect your fruit.

Please Note: This is an ebook and so is only available for downloadthere is no printed hard-copy version.

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We – Hugh and Katie Finlay – draw on over 15 years' experience as orchardists at our farm, Mt Alexander Fruit Gardens, to bring you the Grow Great Fruit Program, the farm-proven system for home fruit growers.

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