gardening — botrytis

How To Identify and Prevent Botrytis

Jul 26 2020 botrytis mold

There are more than 50 different species of botrytis, also known as gray or brown mold, or bacterial soft rot, which can wreak havoc on numerous plants, including ornamentals, fruits and vegetables.Asparagus, beans, carrots, celery, eggplants, grapes, lettuce, peppers, raspberries, strawberries, and tomatoes are just some of the plants commonly affected by the dreaded botrytis.Botrytis is a cool-season disease that affects both outdoor and indoor gardens. It is common in every climate and geographical location, aside from possibly the Arctic and Antarctic regions.This destructive fungus can quickly destroy an otherwise healthy garden due to its ability to spread rapidly. In...

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