Cranberry Disorders: Cottonball Disease of Cranberry

SKU A3194

Author(s) P. S. McManus

Cottonball, a disease caused by the fungus Monilinia oxycocci, fills berries with a cotton-like fungus and makes them unmarketable. It is an economically important disease on many cranberry marshes in Wisconsin. Typically, 2 to 10% of the fruit in diseased beds is infected; if left unchecked the amount can exceed 40%. Learn how to spot and control for this cranberry disease using this handy fact sheet (4 pages).

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