Cucurbit Disease updates | June 2022

Cucumber Downy Mildew Found in North Carolina

Written by Mariana Prieto-Torres and Lina M. Quesada-Ocampo
June 1, 2022

Pseudoperonospora cubensis, the causal agent of cucurbit downy mildew (CDM), was confirmed on cucumbers in Wilson and Sampson Counties on June 1 by the NC State Vegetable Pathology Lab.

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Fusarium Wilt Symptoms in Watermelon at Fruit Set Stage

From Clemson Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath and Extension Agent Rob Last
June 1, 2022

Watermelon growers may find new plants with symptoms of Fusarium wilt.

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