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Fire blight strikes orchards in the Laurentians

July 11, 2016  By CTV News

July 11, 2016, Montreal, Que – Apple farmers in the Laurentians are fighting to save their orchards from fire blight.

Erwinia amylovora is damaging trees across the region north of Montreal. Julie Gaudette, who has been working at her family’s orchard since she was 12 years old, said the blight has cropped up before, but never this extensively. READ MORE


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