by Amanda Green
I will be in Essex County on Thursday and Kent County on Friday. If you have fire blight in your orchards, I can come to pick up the sample. You may contact me at 226-931-4098 to arrange a pick up. Please refer to this blog post for instructions on how to collect the sample. Streptomycin Resistance Survey in Fire Blight Bacteria.
If you are in another area of the province please arrange a pick with me or any of the following:
Kinga Bodnar or A.M. Svircev, AAFC Researcher :(905) 562-2034
Michael Celetti, OMAFRA Plant Pathologist-Horticulture Program Lead: (519) 824-4120 ext 58910
Erica Pate, OMAFRA Pome Fruit IPM Specialist: (519) 426-4322
Alternatively samples may be dropped off at or couriered (collect) to AAFC in Vineland:
Strep Survey Att: Kinga Bodnar or AAFC P.O. Box 6000 4902 Victoria Avenue, North Vineland Station, Ontario L0R 2E0