Dr. Michelle Moyer, Assistant Professor and Statewide Viticulture Extension Specialist at Washington State University uses the age old fairytale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to explain powdery mildew. Like Goldilocks, powdery mildew likes the weather conditions to be just right. Dr. Moyer explains these ideal conditions and two key ways to avoid disease in your vineyard by making things “not right”.
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Larry Bettiga is Viticulture Advisor for California’s Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties. He discusses the life cycle of Botrytis cinerea (bunch rot) and how factors such as environment and canopy management in the vineyard affect the severity of the disease. Larry also describes the best management practices to prevent the development of fungicide resistance.
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