Fruit Rots of Squash and Pumpkins
Sclerotinia white mold caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum can develop
in the field on melons and pumpkins or in storage on winter squash. White
cottony mold and the presence of black, pea-sized resting bodies (sclerotia)
are important signs of the fungus.
Photo courtesy of T.A. Zitter, Cornell University, Ithaca,
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