Download the Southeastern U.S. 2018 Vegetable Crop Handbook from Growing Produce or visit topics of interest for cucurbit growers with the following links: Disease Control for Cucurbits Efficacy of Products for Disease Control in Cucurbits Cucumber Production Recomendations Melon Production Recomendations Pumpkin and Winter Squash Production Recomendations Summer Squash Production Recomendations Watermelon Production Recomendations
The USDA publishes an annual risk management fact sheet that provides a general overview of the crop insurance program. Causes of loss can include plant disease. Fact sheets are available for Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Maryland and Delaware. Information includes details about program eligibility, important dates, reporting requirements, and more.
On pages 10 – 11 of this article, UF Extension specialists in Gainsville Fl. discuss strategies to manage fusarium wilt and virus transmission by white fly on watermelon. Inside of the February 2018 issue of VSCNews magazine, readers will find pages packed with disease management strategies. Get an update on the latest disease management research […]
The USDA-ARS Crop Improvement and Protection Research group stationed in Salinas, CA reported recent presentations to growers and industry. On Thursday December 7, 2017, Dr. Jim McCreight presented “Melon powdery mildew race variation in California” at the Imperial County 28th Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop hosted by Cooperative Extension and the University of California. On Thursday, January […]
The Vegetable Pathology group at Cornell’s Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center added a new photo gallery to their website. View the photos of symptoms of virus diseases on cucurbits. Cornell vegetable pathology links for Cucurbits Cucurbit diseases and their management Virus diseases of cucurbits
Experience the DuPont virtual vegetable field day, with pest-control trials and industry-leading crop protection programs for Eastern vegetable crops. Source: Walk the Plots | Virtual Vegetable Field Day | DuPont USA
October 18 First report from IL. CDM has been confirmed on jack-o-lantern pumpkin in a field in Kankakee County, IL. Incidence is 20%, severity is 10%. Estimated date of first symptoms is August 23. October 13 First reports from TN and MO. CDM has been confirmed on melon in a field in Cocke County, TN. Incidence is unknown, severity is unknown. […]
September 25 New report from MS. CDM has been confirmed on cucumber and pumpkin in the sentinel plot in Lee County, MS. Incidence is unknown, severity is unknown. Estimated date of first symptoms is September 18. September 22 New report from NH. CDM has been confirmed on cucumber in a tiny home garden in Rockingham […]