Ask Your PCA: What is the best way to deal with botrytis in strawberries?


Issue Date: May 9, 2018
Jack Alamillo PCA with AG RX, Santa Maria

The wet weather this spring has created disease problems in strawberries. One of the main issues is botrytis, which is a fruit rot (gray mold). There are preventive sprays, but once the mold starts, it will continue to spread with the wet weather. The lack of fog and windy days, which dry the plants quickly, has helped prevent the spread of the disease.

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