Are Pumpkin and Squash at Risk for Downy Mildew in Ohio? | Ohio Veggie Disease News

symptoms on leafDowny mildew has still not been confirmed on pumpkins and squash in Ohio, although the disease is widespread on cucumbers and melons throughout most of the state. This is the time of year when we really start to look for downy mildew on squash and pumpkins, as strains of the pathogen that attack these crops move into the area from the south, usually aided by remnants of hurricanes or tropical storms that reach Ohio.

Source: August | 2017 | Ohio Veggie Disease News