Browse by Subject


This educational video provides fascinating insights into the biology of apple scab and how this disease can be controlled using integrated pest management (IPM) practices.

Item No. 46857D
APS Member Price (sign in or join APS to save): $ 197.10
APS Members save: 10.0%

Once you purchase this digital download, you will receive an email to download a zipped folder containing the video in mp4 format.

Running time: 7:45 minutes

Using stunning computer animation blended with real-life in-field footage, this educational video impressively illustrates the life cycle of the apple scab fungus Venturia inaequalis. Students and extension audiences will gain a clear understanding of the development and epidemiological spread of this disease and how it can be controlled using integrated pest management (IPM) practices. Apple Scab Venturia inaequalis is an authoritative presentation of a disease that is found in most of the world’s apple-growing regions.

This video is dedicated to Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Günter Martin Hoffmann (1923–2013), one of the fathers of Integrated Pest Management. He was a full professor of plant pathology at the Technical University of Munich-Weihenstephan, Germany. His research and teaching focused on the epidemiology of fungal pathogens of major crops and their integrated control by developing several IPM prognosis models. Professor Hoffmann was an enthusiastic apple grower.

PowerPoint Lets You Add Specific Video Segments to Your Lectures and Talks from the Video Using: Video Trim
Full length videos can be trimmed for use in PowerPoint presentations. Trim this video to highlight specific sections for classroom demonstrations or use the full video to build an entire lecture.

This video was produced by STUMM-FILM media, our award-winning partner in Ludwigsburg, Germany.



2021 AGROFILM Jury Award

AGROFILM is an international festival of films and video programs primarily on themes from the spheres of agriculture and rural development. Competing films are judged by an international jury.

Apple Scab Venturia inaequalis DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

The download package contains the video in mp4 format and English audio. The mp4 format is compatible with most digital devices (Mac, Windows, and mobile devices).

Running time: 7:45 minutes

Apple Scab Venturia inaequalis Video Terms of Use

Standard Limited Use License (for presentations or individual use)

Apple Scab Venturia inaequalis is protected by copyright and its use is limited to individual use. It may be shown to, or viewed by, groups within a classroom or educational presentation setting, but may not be made available via local area network (LAN) without permission (permission for LAN also requires an additional LAN license fee). It may not be copied, or otherwise duplicated to share with other individuals in full or in part. It may not be transferred to the Internet in full or in part.

Local Area Network (LAN) License Upgrade (for multiple user access)

The video files and their content may not be run concurrently on more than one computer and may not be networked unless an upgraded Local Area Network (LAN) License is purchased. If a LAN License is purchased, its use is limited to a specific site access and must be controlled to include only staff and/or students at that location. Within the LAN License the videos may be shown with the same privileges as the Limited Use License and also allows the videos to be viewed by students and staff autonomously as long as they are limited to access from the specified single location. If you are interested in a single-site LAN license for this product, the additional cost is $300, please contact

If you are uncertain which license privileges you qualify for, please contact Distribution without the permission of the publishers is prohibited. Infringements will be prosecuted under civil and criminal law.

Publish Date: 2021
Format: mp4 video file
Running time: 7:45 minutes
Language: English
ISBN: 978-0-89054-685-7

Edited by Prof. Dr. Joseph-Alexander Verreet and Dr. Holger Klink, in cooperation with Dr. Jens Aumann, Dr. Annett Kuehn, and Prof. Dr. Volker Zinkernagel

Related Products