European Pear



European Pear Related

Pear's Gourmet:: Offers a selection of nuts, candy, fruit, specialty coffee and gift tins. Ships within the United States only.

Growing Pear Trees:: Instructions on choosing and growing these fruit trees in the garden, with information on rootstocks, varieties, pollination, pruning and care.

Balsam Pear (Momordica charantia):: Information from the New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research on the cultivation of this crop and its potential. [PDF]

Fabraea Leaf Spot of Pear:: I. Introduction: Susceptible pear cultivars affected by Fabraea leaf spot often are defoliated by midsummer, resulting in dwarfing of fruit and reduction of fruit buds. Infected fruit is worthless since it is usually cracked, disfigured, or misshapen. In the nursery, early defoliation and twig infection result in stunted growth of trees. II. Symptoms: Leaf spot can be found on petioles, leaves, shoots and fruits. Initial lesions on leaves are

Pear Scab, Venturia pirina:: Fact sheet from West Virginia University on this economically important disease, the symptoms, disease cycle, monitoring, management and control.

Plant Disease Control: Pear:: Detailed information on about twenty diseases which can affect this crop and the control methods available.

Victorian Pear Tree Cultivation:: Excerpt from the 'Dictionary of Daily Wants' (1858) on the culture of pears, including instructions on grafting, budding, cultivation and storage.

Fire Blight of Pear, Erwinia amylovora:: Information from West Virginia University on this serious condition, monitoring the trees and possible control methods.

Pear Midge and Leaf Blister Mite:: Information on Contarinia pyrivora and Eriophyes pyri which are two very common pests of pear trees, including typical symptoms, the life cycle of the pest and prevention and control measures.

European Roasterie Inc.:: Produces hand-roasted Arabica specialty-grade coffee and espresso, tea, and chai. Le Center, Minnesota.

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Victorian Pear Tree Cultivation
Pear Scab, Venturia pirina
Plant Disease Control: Pear
Fire Blight of Pear, Erwinia amylovora
Growing Pear Trees