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Grape pruning methods can affect Botrytis bunch rot


Phil A. Phillips
John H. Foott
Lizanne Righetti

Authors Affiliations

Phil 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.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 44(3):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v044n03p9. May 1990.

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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.

Phillips P, Foott J, Righetti L. 1990. Grape pruning methods can affect Botrytis bunch rot. Hilgardia 44(3):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v044n03p9
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