Pest Photo

Don Ferrin, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center,

Phytophthora fruit rot

Phytophthora syringae

Phytophthora fruit rot (Phytophthora syringae) is a fungal pathogen of apples and pears.

This pathogen is believed to be soil born, affected by temperature and moisture.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.