Fungicide Update for Vegetable Crops | VSCNews

UGA vegetable plant pathologists shared information about Powdery mildew in cucurbits at the 2020 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Cucurbit crops are highly susceptible to powdery mildew disease. The classic sign of the disease is the presence of white powdery spots on both upper and lower leaf surfaces that quickly expand into large blotches. […]

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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasting Resumes for the 2020 growing season

A valuable resource available to cucurbit growers on the CucCAP website is the Cucurbit Downy Mildew ipmPIPE Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education. The CDM ipmPipe is hosted at NC State University. This website was recently updated and forecasting for the 2020 growing season will begin in late March or early April. The site indicates that CDM […]

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CucCAP researchers provide updated disease control information for cucurbit growers

In early 2020, CucCAP Vegetable Pathology and Crop Production Extension Specialists published plant disease management reports and Cucurbit cultigen evaluations from recent field trials. These reports provide valuable information for cucurbit crop producers, seed companies and other CucCAP stakeholders. The 2019 Plant Disease Management Reports provide disease resistance information for downy mildew on cucumber, Phytophthora […]

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