12 October: New report from MS. CDM has been confirmed in Tangipahoa Parish, LA. 9 October: No new reports. 30 September: No new reports. 23 September: New report from AL. CDM has been confirmed in Shelby County, AL. 21 September: New report from VA. CDM has been confirmed in Southampton County, VA. 14 September: First […]
The cooler weather and lots of rain have brought out the diseases.
Certain diseases become a factor if pumpkins are growing in fields with increased moisture.
Southeast growers can produce a spring and fall crop thanks to an environment that’s conducive to growing crops year-round. However, that makes certain cucurbits like squash especially vulnerable to whitefly pressure.
Whiteflies Flaring Up in Florida Vegetables “According to the South Florida Vegetable Pest and Disease Hotline, whiteflies are flaring up in tomatoes and watermelons in Southwest Florida.” Read More UGA Vegetable Entomologist More Optimistic About Whiteflies Following Rain, Cooler Temperatures “Whiteflies cause feeding injury issues in vegetables and transmit two viruses: cucurbit leaf crumple virus […]
Clemson Cooperative Extension publishes crop reports during the growing season in a weekly newsletter: “The South Carolina Grower Fruit and Vegetable News“. White fly damage on squash was discussed in this weeks issue. Read More
Cucurbit Crop Reports for September 10, 2020 and September 17, 2020 “Cucurbits – Sustained wet soil conditions are conducive to infection by Oomycetes such as Phytophthora which can lead to extensive damage in the field, and can lead to storage rots. Workers harvesting pumpkins and squash with Phytophthora infections should sanitize their hands after handling infected […]
“Whiteflies cause feeding injury issues in vegetables and transmit two new viruses: cucurbit leaf crumple virus and cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus.”