Researchers from Michigan State University have found that scab resistance to the popular strobilurin fungicide class is widespread among apple orchards in the state.


There were only a few orchards sampled where they did not find resistance.


The strobilurin class of fungicides was first used in Michigan in 1999 when Sovran was registered.


To read the complete article, visit Michigan State University.


An accompanying article, "Current status on resistance to sterol inhibitor fungicides in the apple scab fungus in Michigan," provides additional information on fungicide choices.