Costly 'grey mould' the centre of promising wine grape research

Nikki Reynolds
Updated March 13 2019 - 12:00pm, first published 11:59am
COSTLY: Charles Sturt University (CSU) Professor Chris Steel is at the coalface of new research that promises to determine thresholds of botrytis or grey mould contamination in grapes. The research assesses just how much of this costly rot is too much.
COSTLY: Charles Sturt University (CSU) Professor Chris Steel is at the coalface of new research that promises to determine thresholds of botrytis or grey mould contamination in grapes. The research assesses just how much of this costly rot is too much.

THE sinking feeling that comes from seeing one "furry grey" strawberry in a punnet is something we all know well.

Nikki Reynolds

Rural journalist with Fairfax media based in the Riverina.