Currants and gooseberries are closely
related perennial bush fruits, both belonging
to the genus Ribes. Their relatively small
plant size, ease of culture, and distinctive,
attractive fruit make them well suited for home gardens.
Published February 1943. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog
This publication recommends management practices for controlling diseases and insects. This pest management guide was prepared for the home gardener. It doesn’t meet the exacting requirements of the commercial fruit grower. Many fungicides and insecticides are available, which, when used according to the label directions, are effective in managing diseases...