Internal rot in capsicum is an infection on the seeds, placenta or internal wall(s) of capsicum red fruit. Normally, symptoms are only seen once the fruit is cut open. The external appearance of the fruit is completely normal.
The disease leads to downgrades and rejections of fruit on the market, and affected fruit often progress right through the supply chain, to consumers.
Click here to download the new fact sheet which explains how the disease occurs, and the latest control methods available to growers.
This fact sheet was produced as part of the Integrated Crop Protection project. It was funded by the Premier Fruits Group and Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited using the vegetable levy and funds from the Australian Government.