Sanitation Important Management Tool | VSCNews

“Field sanitation is one of the most important management tools that producers utilize. It’s essential that growers clean up crop residues after harvest. Proper sanitation will protect fields from serving as hosts for many vegetable pests and diseases….Downy mildew and powdery mildew on melons can spread from older, diseased plants to surrounding fields where plants are still maturing. They can only grow and multiply on living host tissue.”

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