Stop Gray Mold on Strawberries – 2021 Guide

Botrytis fruit rot, commonly called gray mold, damages an exceptionally wide range of hosts, including berries, ornamentals, and vegetables. Although numerous troublesome pathogens exist, Botrytis cinerea often causes the most serious losses in strawberries. The fungus affects the flower petals, stalks, and the fruit and fruit cups. Strawberries are a major fruit crop, and Botrytis … Read more

Beware of Strawberry Anthracnose

Strawberry Anthracnose

Enticingly fragrant strawberries, with their vibrant red color, attractive form, and succulent sweetness plus flavor-balancing tartness, delight the senses. And, strawberries pack plenty of nutritive goodness. Strawberries yield the highest value per acre of any crop that can be grown in this country, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Biggest threat Yet several diseases, … Read more