Botrytis Fruit Rot
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Burr, T.J.; Pearson, R.C.; Schwarz, M.R.
Botrytis fruit rot, also called gray mold, is a major disease of strawberries throughout the world. The disease, caused by the fungus Botrytis cinerea. is responsible for fruit losses of 50 percent or more during cool, wet seasons. In addition to strawberries, Botrytis causes economic losses on many other crop plants.
NYS IPM Type: Fruits IPM Fact Sheet
New York State IPM Program
Agricultural IPM; Fruits; Berries; Strawberries
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retrieved from: http://nysipm.cornell.edu/factsheets/berries/botrytis.pdf