Manejo de Phytophthora en calabaza de invierno y en calabaza

Angela M. Linares Ramirez from the University of Puerto Rico translated a fact sheet into Spanish for the CucCAP website.  Manejo de Phytophthora en calabaza de invierno y en calabaza is the seventh Spanish factsheet available on the CucCAP website. The English version of this factsheet, Managing Phytophthora on Winter Squash and Pumpkin,  by Mary Hausbeck was published at Michigan […]

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Pickle Variety Twilight Meeting – Cornell Vegetable Program

Vegetable growers toured an on-farm plot of early generation Cornell downy mildew resistant pickle breeding lines. Dr. Michael Mazourek, Professor of Plant Breeding, and lab members, were on-site to walk growers through the plot and review plant selections. Feedback from growers helps Cornell researchers make selections for the next generation of pickle variety releases. Organic control […]

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Trials, research exhibited at SW Michigan Extension tour – Vegetable Growers News

The Michigan State University (MSU) Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center (SWMREC) on Tuesday, Aug. 15, offered tours of projects underway at its farm near Benton Harbor. About 40 individuals attended the tours which included presentations on projects affecting a wide variety of crops from cucumbers to hops to blueberries and peaches. MSU lab manager […]

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Phytophthora disease reported on winter squash and pumpkin

Many areas of Michigan have received a significant amount of rain that favors the development of phytophthora disease on winter squash and pumpkin plants. Other vegetables that are susceptible to Phytophthora capsici include cucumber, zucchini, summer squash, watermelon, cantaloupe, pumpkin, pepper, eggplant, tomato and succulent bean. The pathogen may overwinter in the soil and persist for more […]

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