Pink Rot (stub)

Also known as Sclerotinia rot, Blossom blight,Cottony rot, Crown rot, Drop, Water soft rot, White mold. And is very similar to Onion white rot or Mouldy nose (Sclerotium cepivorum) in alliums.

Physical Description

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Species & Taxonomy

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  • Genus Species: Sclerotinia spp.

Lifecycle

 

Plants Affected

  • cabbage
  • celery
  • lettuce
  • tomato

Plants Unaffected

  • sugar beet
  • spinach
  • cereals

Geographical Range

 

Signs & Symptoms

Whole Plant

Leaves

Flowers

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Fruit

Roots/Tubers

How to Positively Identify

 

Treatment

Prevention & Control

 

Cultural Controls:

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Mulching & Cultivation Practices:

Natural Enemies & Biological Controls

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Barriers

Traps

Sprays & Dusts

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Sources:

  • http://vric.ucdavis.edu/pdf/Diseases/diseases_PinkRotCelery.pdf

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