Research on Capitol Hill
 

Presenter and Co-Presenter(s)

Sean Christensen, Utah State University

Faculty Mentor

Claudia Nischwitz

Abstract

Very little information exists on pathogens and pests that affect Utah raspberry production. In fact a survey of Utah raspberry growers at the 2015 USU Urban and Small Farms conference showed that 72% said the largest problem they had was with diseases and pests, and 71% of those did not know what the diseases actually were.

Several viruses, bacteria, pests, and nutrient deficiencies can have a large influence on raspberry yield. This survey was designed to raise awareness among Utah raspberry growers, help them to better prepare for, and manage these possible disease problems. This will be increasingly more important as time goes on because raspberry production in Utah is consistently growing.

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Research On Capitol Hill 2016

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

1-26-2016

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Biology Commons

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