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Frogeye Leaf Spot & Black Rot of Apple (PPFS-FR-T-03)

Black rot and frogeye leaf spot are common names of an apple disease that occurs in three phases: (1) leaf infections result in frogeye leaf spot, while (2) fruit rot and (3) branch infections are referred to as black rot. All three phases can cause significant damage in Kentucky home and commercial orchards.

Featured pub PPFS-FR-T-03This newly revised fact sheet discusses symptoms, cause, disease development, and management options.

Frogeye Leaf Spot & Black Rot of Apple (PPFS-FR-T-03) is available online.

For additional publications on fruit diseases, visit the UK Plant Pathology Extension Publications webpage.


By Nicole Ward Gauthier, Extension Plant Pathologist



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