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Grey mold

Also called botrytis, is a grey colored fungus which attacks many crops.

Grey mold damage to cucumber fruit
Grey mold covering strawberry

 It can infect fruits, leaves and stems.

If the infestation is in its early stage, and you can do it,

it will help a lot if you will prune the infested leaves.

In this way you will postpone the spread of this fungus.

Grey mold on a tomato leaf
Grey mold infestation of a tomato plant stem.
Grey mold infestation of a cabbage
Grey mold on cannabis

Mainly appear around 18 to 23 degrees Celsius, that’s 65-75 Fahrenheit,

and high humidity conditions.

If you are using head irrigation with sprinklers,

you are highly increasing the chance of the appearance and spread out of this fungus.

If you can, It is better to use drip irrigation.

It is recommended to use at least 4 kinds of different pesticides,

and alternate between them every 3 days,

in order to overcome pest’s resistance, and completely exterminate them.

For further information about this, read this post , and this post also.

Best pesticides for Grey mold,

Active ingridients:

1. Fenhexamid        

2. Pyrimethanil     

3. Cyprodinil          

4. Pyraclostrobin 

 5. Iprodione        

6. Mepanipyrim

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