Species Name: Botrytis cinerea Pers.
Grayish coloured spots on leaves stems and flowers. Causes rot of affected part
It is widespread on plant material, initially affects blossoms, bruises, dead flower petals touching the ground when spores germinate. The fungus rapidly penetrates the plant tissue causing rot
Proper plant spacing for circulation of air. Rot debris to be removed periodically. Apply systemic fungicide
Growth stage: Mature tree
Disease name: Botrytis Gray mold
Synonym: Botrytis cinerea Pers.
Host name: Widdringtonia whyteii
Host common name: Mulanje cypress
Affected part: Leaves, stems and flowers