October 5, 2018
Members of a multi-state project, led by Clemson peach breeder and geneticist
Ksenija Gasic, meet to determine how to combat armillaria root rot – a disease that attacks almond, cherry and peach trees.
Researchers in a multi-state project study to find ways to control Armillaria root rot.
Ksenija Gasic, Clemson peach breeder and geneticist, as well as lead researcher for a multi-state project on Armillaria root rot, talks about the need to find control measures to combat this disease.
A recent meeting of researchers from across the United States who are looking in to ways to control Armillaria root rot included a visit to Titan Farms in Ridge Spring.
This peach orchard at Titan Farms in Ridge Spring, S.C., is a study site for the multi-state Armillaria root rot study.
Guido Schnabel, a Clemson plant pathologist, looks for Armillaria root rot in a peach orchard at Titan Farms in Ridge Springs.
Armillaria root rot is found on peach tree roots. A group of multi-state researchers is studying how to help growers combat this disease in almond, cherry and peach orchards.
Armillaria root rot attacks almond, cherry and peach trees. Researchers from across the United States are involved in a project that involves looking at possible control measures for this disease.
Jeff Adelberg (right), a Clemson professor of horticulture, talks with other researchers about Armillaria root rot.
Researchers from across the United States are joining forces to come up with solutions to help farmers combat Armillaria root rot.
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