Using Contans (Coniothyrium minitans) for White Mold Management on Organic Farms Webinar

Organic Agriculture March 07, 2014|Print

 About the Webinar

This webinar took place on March 4, 2014.

Alex Stone explains what white mold is, and how to diagnose it on the farm. She discusses the life cycles of the biocontrol agent, Contans (Coniothyruium minitans), and the white mold pathogen (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum). Farmers will learn how to incorporate Contans into an integrated white mold management program.

Alex Stone is a Vegetable Cropping Systems Specialist at the Oregon State University Department of Horticulture. She formerly worked as an organic vegetable farmer in Massachussetts.

Slides from the webinar as a pdf handout

 

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with your organic certification agency before adopting new practices or using new materials. For more information, refer to eOrganic's articles on organic certification.

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