August 31 Vegetable Production Update | NC State

Powdery Mildew on cucumber and squash in Western North Carolina Powdery Mildew is caused by the fungal pathogens Podosphaera xanthii and Erysiphe cichoracearum. Disease can occur on all cucurbit crops. However, due to the incorporation of resistance genes, most commercial cucumber and melon cultivars are less susceptible. High-humidity (50-90%), moderate temperatures (68 to 80 ℉), dense foliage, and […]

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August 8 Vegetable Updates | MSU

Central Michigan vegetable update For pickles, I do not have any confirmed reports of downy mildew in this part of Michigan yet, however, growers are advised to continue downy mildew fungicide spray programs. The disease has been confirmed in Michigan. See: https://veggies.msu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DMCucurbitDownyMildewMap_8.7.18.pdf Harvest of summer squash continues with powdery mildew becoming more prevalent. Read more. Southwest Michigan vegetable update Cucurbit downy […]

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August 3 Vegetable Update | NC State

Vegetable Production Updates Downy mildew was reported on cucumbers, cantaloupe, and butternut squash in sentinel plots at the Mountain Research Station in Haywood County. Downy mildew was also reported on cucumbers in sentinel plots in Henderson County. Southern blight was reported on cucurbits, peppers, and tomatoes in Western North Carolina. In most cases, southern blight […]

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