Soft Rot (Onions)

Soft Rot


Description: Soft rot can cause significant losses in stored

onions. It is spread by splashing rain and by mechanical

or insect damage. The bulb is infected through the neck

tissue of maturing plants.

Solution: Spray

Soap-Shield® Fungicidal Soap

on plants when warm, wet/humid conditions prevail, right

up to time of harvest. Allow onion tops to dry before

storage. Avoid bruising bulbs, and store onions only

after they have been well dried.


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