Sclerotinia disease

Sclerotinia disease is a fungal infection of many vegetables and ornamental plants. The fungus survives for long periods in the soil. When infected, plants rot at the base and a white fluffy mould may grow on affected parts.

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Sclerotinia disease

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Common name Sclerotinia disease
Scientific name Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and other Sclerotinia or related species.
Plants affected Many vegetables and ornamentals
Main symptoms Rotting at stem base and white fluffy mould
Caused by Fungus
Timing Summer and early autumn

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