from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of discomycetous fungi having smooth-stalked, funnel or saucer-shaped ascocarps arising from sclerotia.
  • n. A fungus of the genus Sclerotinia.

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  • n. any fungus of the genus Sclerotinia; some causing brown rot diseases in plants


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  • Common diseases of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) such as downy mildew, septoria leaf spot, rust and sclerotinia wilt are regarded as potential problems.

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  • "Flowering takes just three weeks and as all branches flower simultaneously you can get all the sclerotinia protection you need from a single spray in the first week of flowering."

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  • Some Indiana soybean fields in 2009 were hit with sclerotinia stem rot, commonly known as white mold.

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  • Winter oilseed rape has had its mid / late flowering fungicide for sclerotinia and this should also give some protection against alternaria.

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  • This year has seen many more crops sprayed for sclerotinia than would usually be the case.

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  • Sclerotinia - Assessing RiskAssessing risk of sclerotinia attacks after two consecutive years of high infection will be high on ...

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  • I am planning a routine sclerotinia spray, or even two in high risk situations, based around boscalid or prothioconazole.

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  • In winter oilseed rape now is the time when we see whether the sclerotinia spray programme has been successful or not.

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  • With early crops at the yellow bud to first flowers opening stage, this is a slight compromise, which will confuse the main sclerotinia spray timing.

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  • I'm beginning to wonder if sclerotinia risk has more to do with winter temperatures than the weather during flowering.

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