Southern Region Grant Helps Peach Growers Save $20 Million

In 2009, peach growers in Georgia and South Carolina discovered a strain of brown rot disease (Monilinia fructicola) that was resistant to the three fungicides typically used for the disease. For this new resistant strain, one of the three fungicides would work; however, growers had no way to tell which fungicide to use until it was too late.

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