The apricot is, as a rule, a very healthy tree. However, there are a few diseases which affect it to some extent. These troubles are practically identical with those of the peach and other stone-fruits. The more important diseases and injuries discussed on succeeding pages are: Brown Rot, Frost Injury, scab, Coryneum Fruit Spot, rust and Black Spot. During recent years most attention has been given to the last three. Doubtless Brown Rot is the best - known disease of the apricot.