Cherry mildew has been quickly evolving resistance to key fungicides in Washington. Dr Gary Grove describes new research which has found that resistance to group 3 and 11 fungicides in all production regions as well as potential resistance in other groups.
Gary Grove is a Professor in WSU Department of Plant Pathology. His work focuses on epidemiology and management of fungal diseases of stone fruits, grapes, and hops; disease forecasting and fungicide resistance management. He also teaches Diseases of Fruit Crops, Biology and Management of Plant Diseases, and a graduate course in Plant Disease Epidemiology.