The fungus Rhizopus is responsible for Transit Rot. Transit rot appears after harvest and can cause sporadic losses of fruit under high humidity conditions. Pale watery lesions appear and fungal growth may cover affected fruit. Black spores appear among the white fungal growth. The disease can spread from fruit to fruit and from contaminated packaging material. It affects fruit on or near the soil and through contact with infested fruit. Transit rot is worse in warm, wet weather and an cause serious breakdown in transit or storage. Crops affected Mango, tomato, capsicum, rockmelon, stone fruit and sweetpotato.

How to control Transit Rot

Chloronil Pro

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720g/L Chlorothalonil Chloronil Pro is a broad spectrum protectant fungicide for the control of a range of diseases in fruit, vegetable,… Read More

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Transact _20L

Transact is a broad spectrum fungicide containing 500g/L of the active ingredient Iprodione and is an aqueous formulation for control of… Read More

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