Grape pruning methods can affect Botrytis bunch rot
AuthorsPhil A. Phillips
John H. Foott
Authors AffiliationsPhil A. Phillips is IPM Advisor for the South/Central Coast area; John H. Foott is Farm Advisor in San Luis Obispo County; Lizanne Righetti is Cooperative Extension Field Assistant, San Luis Obispo County.
Hilgardia 44(3):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v044n03p9. May 1990.
The vineyard training/pruning system can dramatically influence the amount of Botrytis bunch rot. Trying to achieve better light reception can impede air movement and result in greater incidence of rot.
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