Management of bacterial canker of cherries and plums during nursery production

This factsheet describes the biology of Pseudomonas syringae, the pathogen responsible for bacterial canker on cherries and plums, disease symptoms and diagnosis and control measures to be adopted drawing on AHDB funded research work.

The information was updated in 2013.

Useful links

Read the research report on bacterial canker of cherry and plums

For information on bacterial shot-hole of cherry laurel download the factsheet

For information on bacterial diseases of herbaceous perennials download the factsheet