Table of Apple Cultivar Susceptibility to the Bitter Rot Fungi
Colletotrichum spp.  

 

Table of apple cultivar susceptibility to the bitter rot fungi, Colletotrichum spp.
(Source of information and credits provided at the bottom of the page.)

Apple cultivar

Bitter rot
susceptibility rating
z

Apple cultivar

Bitter rot
susceptibility rating
z

Arkansas Black HS Maiden Blush MR
Braeburn S Nittany HS
Delicious MR Northern Spy S
Fuji HS NW Greening HS
Gala S RI Greening HS
Golden Delicious HS Rome Beauty MR
Granny Smith HS Smokehouse HS
Grimes Golden S Stayman S
Ginger Gold S Winesap MR
Idared HS Yellow Newton HS
Jerseymac MR Yellow Transparent MR
Jonagold S York Imperial MR
Jonathan S    

zMR = Moderately resistant. Specific control needed under high disease pressure.
S = susceptible. Control usually needed where disease is prevalent.
HS = highly susceptible. Control always needed where disease is prevalent. These cultivars should receive first priority when control is called for.


Data compiled by K. S. Yoder and A. R. Biggs from personal observations and the following source:

A Grower's Guide to Apple Insects and Diseases in the Southeast. 1993. Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, Auburn University, Circular ANR-838. Ed. J. R. McVay, J. F. Walgenbach, E. J. Sikora, and T. B. Sutton.


 
 
 
     
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