New Disease Resistant Melons

View this photo gallery of melon and cantaloupe varieties available from major seed companies. New varieties with resistance to major cucurbit diseases are available.

  • Anthracnose, caused by the fungus Colletotrichum orbiculare
  • Downy mildew (Bremia lactucae)
  • Fusarium Wilt caused by specified races of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis
  • Fusarium Wilt caused by specified races of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Niveum
  • Gummy Stem Blight, also known as block rot; caused by Didymella bryoniae
  • Powdery mildew
  • Papaya ringspot virus Curcubitaceae
  • Powdery mildew caused by Podosphaeria xanthii (ex Sphaerotheca fuliginea)
  • Powdery mildew caused by Sphaerotheca fuliginea
  • Watermelon mosaic virus Cucurbitaceae
  • Zucchini yellow mosaic virus Cucurbitaceae

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