gray mold

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gray mold

[′grā ‚mōld]
(plant pathology)
Any fungus disease characterized by a gray surface appearance of the affected part.
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In top vintages like 2001, when botrytis cinerea attacks (this is the mold that forms on the skins of ripe grapes and shrivels them, reducing their liquid content, with the remaining juice being especially rich in sugar and acids), they have a 75-year lifespan out of a good cellar.
attacked by a fungus such as botrytis cinerea (the "noble rot" that makes French Sauternes), which sucks out the water, shriveling the grapes and concentrating the sugars.
None of the Purfresh-treated samples showed evidence of Botrytis Cinerea nesting, whereas all of the other samples showed significant nesting.
Generally, it is reasonably free of black rot and Botrytis cinerea fruit rot, but is more affected by Phomopsis viticola, which causes Phomopsis cane and leaf spot, and can lead to fruit rot.
The antifungal activity of compounds 6a-6k against Pythium ultimum, Phytophthora infestans, Corynespora cassiicola, Botrytis cinerea and Rhizoctonia solani was evaluated according to references [24].
The incidence of Botrytis cinerea in August was evaluated according to the presence of the symptoms in fruits of five cultivars, and a sample of 40 fruits per plot is collected randomly.
Resistance to Botrytis cinerea in sitiens, an abscisic acid-deficient tomato mutant, involves timely production of hydrogen peroxide and cell wall modifications in the epidermis.
Em trabalho realizado com uvas de mesa 'Red Globe', Valentyn (2007) obteve a reducao de 16% na incidencia de podridoes causadas por Botrytis cinerea pela aplicacao do produto em pos-colheita.
Irradiation of Botrytis cinerea cultures with UV-C (254 nm) resulted in 10-fold decline of conidial germination as compared to control (Darras et al.
But this is not any old rot, it's noble rot, or to be technical, botrytis cinerea.