A brief overview of emerging viruses in cucurbits with input from breeders, entomologists, and producers on how the cucurbit industry can work together to reduce the introduction and spread of viruses and to limit the impact of these viruses in areas where they are present.
New reports of CDM on butternut squash, acorn squash, pumpkin, zucchini, summer squash and cucumber.
Whiteflies cause feeding injury issues in vegetables and transmit two viruses: cucurbit leaf crumple virus and cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus. Sanitation of vegetable crops susceptible to whiteflies remains a key management strategy for Florida producers.
New reports of CDM on pumpkin, cantaloupe, cucumber, and butternut squash, in the southeast, northeast, and midwest.
AMS is establishing a total tolerance for anthracnose and decay in the U.S. No. 1 and U.S. No. 2 grades.
University of Geluph researchers monitor Cucurbit downy mildew in Kent and Norfolk counties using spore traps.
Some of the earliest planted fall squash and zucchini is being picked now.
The buildup of whiteflies concerns growers because they feed on vegetables and transmit two viruses: cucurbit leaf crumple virus and cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus.