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Sustainable Agriculture @ URI is, in essence, an information clearinghouse.  As such, we have refrained from duplicating the wealth of information available on tree fruit and berries in favor of providing you with a quick link to some of the resources we consider the most comprehensive and/or user-friendly.  If you do not find what you’re looking for, please feel free to contact your extension agent

 
To find fruit diseases by crop, search the URI GreenShare Factsheets.
 

For information on Organic Fruit Production, visit the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

 
NON-COMMERCIAL GROWERS: If you do not find adequate answers to your questions here, please contact a URI Master Gardener.
E-Mail: mggarden@etal.uri.edu
Master Gardener Hotline Hours: Mon.-Thur. 9am-2pm
In RI: 1-800-448-1011
Outside RI: 1-401-874-2900
 
Berries

RECOMMENDED READING:

New England Small Fruit Pest Management Guide
This guide, adapted especially for the New England small-fruit grower, is a comprehensive look at raising small fruit.  Topics include organic growing, pesticide guidelines, sprayer procedures, pest/disease/weed management, and fruit-specific disease/pest information.  This is a must-have for any small-fruit grower.  Access the complete guide on-line. 

Blueberries

Care

Growing Highbush Blueberries
Taking Care of Blueberries

Diseases

Diseases of Blueberries
Blueberry Pest Management

Pests

Blueberry Insect Pests

 

Other Berries

Blackberries
Blackcurrants
Gooseberries

 

Raspberries

Care

Growing Raspberries and Blackberries

Diseases

Raspberry Diseases

Pests

IPM for Raspberries

 

Strawberries

Care

Growing Strawberries

Diseases

IPM for Strawberries

Pests

Strawberry Insects and Diseases

 
Tree Fruit

RECOMMENDED READING:

2007 New England Tree-Fruit Pest Management Guide
This guide, adapted especially for the New England tree-fruit grower, is a comprehensive look at raising tree fruit.  Topics include organic growing, pesticide guidelines, sprayer procedures, pest/disease/weed management, and fruit-specific disease/pest information.  This is a must-have for any tree-fruit grower.  To purchase, contact your extension agent

 
For up-to-date Orchard Radar information, apple pest reports, and RI Fruit Growers' Association Meetings/Newsletters, visit the RI Apple IPM website.

 

Care/Pruning

Guide to Care and Planting of Fruit Trees
Organic Apple Production
Training and Pruning Fruit Trees

Diseases

Tree Fruit and Small Fruit Disease Fact Sheets

Pests

Tree Fruit Insect Pests and Diseases

 



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