The Emerging Viruses in Cucurbits Working Group includes members from the CucCAP team. The EVCWG website provides resources for Cucurbit growers including virus factsheets. Visit the CucCAP disease management pages to find links to disease factsheets for these viruses and other Cucurbit diseases.
Cucurbit downy mildew infects cucumber, watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, zucchini, gourd, summer and winter squash and pumpkin. Powdery mildew is best managed with an integrated program including both management tools (resistant varieties and fungicides) that is based on efficacy results from research.
Land Grant University researchers and Cooperative Extension Specialists collaborate to provide these valuable resources for the vegetable industry. These manuals are updated annually.
These fact sheets are updated annually and posted on the Hausbeck lab website at Michigan State University.
The NC State Vegetable Pathology Lab has developed a series of fact sheets describing cucurbit diseases and providing information on how to manage the pathogens causing them. The CucCAP team in collaboration with the Quesada lab developed Spanish translations of these factsheets.
These fact sheets are published at Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension and contain information pertinent to South Carolina. Diagnostics and management may vary in other states or countries.
These factsheets from Cornell CALS can be found on the Cornell Vegetable Program and the Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center websites.
Extension specialists and researchers from land-grant universities in the U.S. develop information from from research and Extension projects and collaborate with each other to produce production manuals for their reigon.