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Gummy Stem Blight/ Black Rot of Cucurbits

Gummy stem blight symptoms when they occur on infected fruit are called black rot. Direct infection in the field of butternut squash apper reddish-brown in color and advance to a whitish "petrified" woody appearance.

Photo courtesy of T.A. Zitter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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