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    Fight Botrytis In-Season to Protect Grape Harvest

    CALIFORNIA: With higher than average rain falls this year during the maturation of grape crops, the risk for Botrytis pressure is escalated as well. Botrytis, also known as gray mold and bunch rot, can result in major yield loss for the vines infected. According to the University of California Integrated Pest Management Program, successful management of Botrytis can be achieved through the use of several strategies: Cultural control methods: Manage canopies, avoid unnecessary irrigation or…

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