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Pome and stone fruit trees harbour grapevine trunk disease pathogens

Pome and stone fruit trees harbour grapevine trunk disease pathogens

Introduction Grapevine trunk diseases are caused by various fungal groups. Botryosphaeria dieback is caused by species of the Botryosphaeriaceae, Petri disease by a combination of Phaeomoniella chlamydospora and Phaeoacremonium species and esca (‘beroerte’) by the...
FruitLook employs satellites to monitor crops

Fruit farms become tech-savvy

Today we live in a world of interconnectedness, the dawn of the “internet of everything” and shifting technological frontiers. Even the use of robotics on farms are on the (not so distant) horizon. The face of farming changed significantly over the past few decades...