August 3 Michigan vegetable update | MSU

West central Michigan vegetable update – Aug. 3, 2018

In cucurbits, cucurbit downy mildew was detected at additional sites in southwest Michigan as well as in Saginaw and Arenac counties over the last week; it is on the move and cucumbers and melons need to be protected.

Phytophthora capsici was causing fruit rot and leaf lesions in one zucchini field and root, crown and petiole rot in other fields after last week’s wetter weather.

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