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Fungal Disease Database

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Disease Name

Pear Rust

Tree Species Affected:

Pear and juniper trees

Common Symptoms:

Orange, gelatinous spore-producing structures on leaves

Management Strategies:

Remove galls on juniper trees and apply organic fungicides to pear trees.

Enhance tree vigor through proper care, including watering, nutrition, and mulching.

Monitor trees regularly for signs of rust and remove and destroy infected plant material.

Promote air circulation and reduce leaf wetness through proper spacing and pruning.

Outcome if Untreated:

Defoliation, reduced tree vigor

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