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Downy Mildew Alert: Watermelon Disease Found in Two South Carolina Counties

Clemson Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath reported in The South Carolina Grower this week that Downy mildew disease was found on watermelon in Allendale and Barnwell counties. This is especially concerning, since it reduces sugar content once 25% are infected.

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Downy mildew disease.