Peach scab is a fungal disease that causes small, greenish round spots to appear on the peach fruit, often more concentrated at the stem end. As spots age, they may become black and velvety, and heavily infected fruit may be deformed or cracked.
Type of Sample Needed for Diagnosis and Confirmation
Collect 3 to 5 twigs with leaves attached and fruits. For further information go to Fruits Sample Collection.
- Prune appropriately to promote air circulation
- Fungicides may be used 10 to 12 days after the shuck split stage of bud development, for about six weeks.