Vegetables, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, Western Australia
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Sclerotinia of vegetables is carried over in the soil of market gardens by means of resting fungal bodies called sclerotia.
Recent tests have shown that sclerotia may stay alive in the sandy soils of Spearwood for two years, but disappear from the wet peat soils of Wanneroo within six months
Chambers, S C. and Hardie, M.
"Sclerotinia disease of vegetables : survival of the fungus in soil,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 5
, Article 9.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol5/iss3/9