April 2021 Watermelon industry news | VSC News

The Vegetable & Specialty Crops Newsletter is an online publication focusing on news for vegetable growers in the Southeast. The April edition includes news of interest to watermelon producers.

  • White Fly Management: Sanitation is key: A University of Florida research article discusses control of sweetpotato whiteflies in squash with biological control agents like predatory mites. Find out how to use these predators in combination with other controls. (pages 10 – 11)
  • Grower’s weigh in on Watermelon Season: Vegetable and Specialty crop news reported on watermelon crop updates from Florida and Alabama growers. (page 20)
  • Watermelon Board Promotion Appointments in 2021  (page 21)

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