Sclerotinia Blight Versus Stem Rot Peanut Notes No. 125 2020

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Sclerotinia blight and stem rot (white mold) can look a lot alike, especially if they are not seen side-by-side in the field. Dr. Shew has provided images to help you distinguish between these two diseases. Fungicide selection varies considerably when trying to control the pathogens that cause these diseases.

Sclerotinina and stem rot compared