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Mummy berry infection May 14th to May 15th, 2018

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Midcoast region

Cups are probably dying off.  If you have a late field, you may have experienced an infection period. 

Downeast

Infection periods  occurred in most areas last night and we are likely to have another today.

Please let me know if you you still have cups. You can email me (Seanna Annis) at sannis@maine.edu or call me at the blueberry hotline 1-800-897-0757. 

Location                              

Start of infection period on Monday 14th

(Ended on May 15th)

Waldoboro      7:50pm
West Rockport 6:20pm
Hope 8:50pm
Searsport 8pm
Monteville 7:30pm
Aurora 9:00pm
N. Ellsworth 6:40pm
Sedgwick not working
Eastbrook 8pm
Deblois No, too short
Montegail 7:10pm
Jonesboro 11:15pm, close to long enough
Whiting/E. Machias May 15th 12:10am
Cooper 7pm
Crawford 7:50pm

If you applied fungicide about 7 days before the start of this infection period, your plants were protected during this infection period. 

If you have not applied fungicide and want to apply fungicide with some kickback activity, you have approximately 72 hours from the start of the infection period to do so.

 

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