Εxcoriose in almond trees
According to the agronomists of the Regional Center for Plant Protection of Volos, the disease causes drying of the twigs of the year, necrosis of the eyes and brown irregular to circular spots on the leaves. Wet and rainy weather (during the growing season) is essential for the implementation of Infections. Experts recommend removing and destroying by fire all the affected shoots (regardless of the season), as soon as the symptoms appear, to reduce and eliminate the outbreaks of the pathogen overwintering. Chemical sprays are recommended 2-3 sprays in autumn, the first in the fall of the leaves, the second immediately after pruning and the third during dormancy in winter.