Rose Woes

— Written By Mike Munster and last updated by

This week the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic at NCSU received a container rose with both downy mildew Botrytis blight. Both are favored by cool, moist conditions, and both can cause extensive damage in a short period of time under production conditions, via the dispersion of airborne spores. Please refer to the recent post on the Plant Disease and Insect blog.