Links to Additional Information on Fire Blight

Michigan State University

A Series of Tree Fruit Disease Management Videos have been produced by Michigan State University Professor and Extension Specialist Dr. George W. Sundin. The intended audience for these video is the commercial fruit grower in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.

Biological Control of Fire Blight
Published on Nov 30, 2012 This video covers the current biological materials used for fire blight management and the challenges associated with biologicals.

Fire Blight and Cankers
Published on Nov 30, 2012 This video discusses the formation of cankers caused by the fire blight pathogen, Erwinia amylovora and the impact of cankers on tree health and the spread of disease within an orchard. Cankers are an important part of the pathogen life cycle. Elimination of cankers within an orchard is necessary for disease management.

Fire Blight – Shoot Blight Development
Published on Dec 4, 2012 This video discusses shoot blight development in apples from the fire blight pathogen, Erwinia amylovora.