5.08.13 Mummy Berry Forecast for May 8

There has been an infection period due to fog in all monitored fields.   The fog started around 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. in most areas and due to the warm temperatures produced an infection period for most areas.

Mature mummy berry cups are still present in most fields but are starting to die off.

If you have applied fungicide on or after Sunday, April 28, your plants were protected during the infection period last night.  If you have not applied fungicides, you have until Friday, May 10 at 8:00 p.m. to apply fungicides to kill any infection. These fungicide recommendations are for the last infection period, you should consider if your plants will be protected for future possible infections in the rest of this week.

Any questions, please contact Seanna Annis at sannis@maine.edu, or 581.2621.

Weather station location Start of infection period on Tuesday, May 8
West Rockport 7:00 p.m.
Appleton 8:00 p.m.
Sedgwick 7:00 p.m.
Ellsworth 8:00 p.m.
Silsby Plains 10:00 p.m.
Deblois 9:00 p.m.
Montegail 9:40 p.m.
Rocky Pond 8:40 p.m.
Jonesboro 9:30 p.m.
East Machias 9:00 p.m.
Meddybemps 10:00 p.m.