Tag: plant defense mechanisms

Metabolic Changes in Grapes After Botrytis cinerea Infection and Implications for Early-Detection in the Vineyard

By John Yesberg (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

As almost everyone in the wine business knows, Botrytis cinerea is a fungal pathogen that attacks many plants, including grapes, which can cause significant crop and quality losses and ultimately economic losses for wineries and vineyards. Physiologically, B. cinerea excretes…