Botrytis disease

Botrytis disease

[bō′trīd·əs di‚zēz]
(plant pathology)
Any of various fungus diseases of plants caused by fungi of the genus Botrytis; characterized by soft rotting.
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Her work concentrated on the beneficial strains of Trichoderma that resulted in four commercial products for the control of onion white rot, Sclerotinia lettuce drop and Botrytis diseases of grapes and tomatoes.
Use a fan to keep the air circulating in the greenhouse to prevent damping off and botrytis diseases.
Botrytis diseases cause both field and post harvest losses of raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and many other vegetable and ornamental crops.