CucCAP Plant Pathologists conduct Disease Management Workshops

Full house at the Phytophthora and Downy Mildew Workshop. MSU & NC State sharing research with Michigan Pickle growers. Photo courtesy of The Vegetable Pathology lab at NC State posted on their twitter account: Veggie Pathology @QuesadaLabNCSU

Extension vegetable pathologist Mary Hausbeck was joined by CucCAP plant pathologists Lina Quesada from NC State and Chris Smart from Cornell University for a series of disease management workshops in Michigan. These winter workshops for vegetable growers provided an in-depth overview of the biology and control of cucurbit downy mildew and Phytophthora capsici in pickling cucumbers and the latest research-based strategies for managing these devastating diseases.  For more information on disease management strategies visit the disease management pages on the CucCAP website. Continue Reading