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How to prevent Root and Crown Rot of Strawberry

  • Avoid stress:
    • Take runner tips at the right stage to avoid stress and make plants less susceptible
  • Avoid extreme temperatures and water levels in rootzone Avoid overhead irrigation, since it seems to increase disease development
    • Provide balanced nutrition
  • Avoid damage to the plants by pest insects or plant handling
  • Take hygienic measures:
    • Remove any infected plants in a plastic bag
    • Clean trays, tools, gutters etc. between subsequent crops
    • Disinfect water used for irrigation

Prevent plant diseases by optimizing plant potential and crop resilience.