Raspberry Anthracnose Quiz

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Raspberry Anthracnose Quiz

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Reference: Raspberry Anthracnose Fact Sheet.

1) Raspberry anthracnose is a more serious problem of red raspberries than black or purple raspberries.(Required)
2) Raspberry anthracnose is caused by a(Required)
3) Signs/symptoms associated with raspberry anthracnose can include(Required)
4) The raspberry anthracnose pathogen readily survives on infected canes.(Required)
5) The raspberry anthracnose pathogen can be moved from plant to plant by wind, splashing water, or insects.(Required)
6) Having proper fertility is important in preventing raspberry anthracnose. Be sure to give raspberries lots of nitrogen, as this will promote growth of strong, healthy shoots.(Required)
7) Pruning can help in managing raspberry anthracnose. Pruning removes infected canes and opens up the plant canopy to allow better airflow that will more rapidly dry leaves and canes, and promote a less favorable environment for infections to occur.(Required)
8) Proper siting of raspberry patches can help reduce the severity of raspberry anthracnose. Choose a site that has a fair amount of shade. Shading helps reduce heat stress that can make raspberry plants more susceptible to infection.(Required)
9) Curative fungicide treatments are available for management of raspberry anthracnose.(Required)