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Scouting for Mummy Berry Disease

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 19, 2013 02:16 PM

This video demonstrates how to inspect blueberry plants for signs of mummy berry disease. Annual scouting is a crucial part of preventing and managing mummy berry disease in blueberries.

Mummy Berry Vid

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Mummy berry is a fungal disease that often infects blueberries. It is common in the northwest, mainly due to constant high levels of moisture throughout the year. 

Since Mummy Berry leads to many growers to use large amounts of fungicide, NCAP is conducting ongoing work with Oregon State University and blueberry growers to develop non-chemical controls.