This document describes the diseases that occur most frequently on pecan trees in Louisiana.
Pecan bacterial leaf scorch has been identified in over 30 cultivars as well as in native and seedling trees.
This is a discussion that should help in making the yearly decision on when to begin the pecan fungicide application program.
This article is a copy of a paper presented at the National Pecan Scientists Meeting in Branson, Missouri, in July 2005.
This document provides a step-by-step procedure for hot water treatment of pecan scion wood to eliminate the bacterial leaf scorch pathogen.
For more than two decades there was uncertainty about the cause of a common disease among pecan trees referred to as leaf scorch. LSU AgCenter researchers were able to distinguish the cause of the disease, which has improved pecan production.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture