North America mapThe Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecast Homepage:

The CDM ipmPiPE is a pest mapping and forecasting system that was developed by the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and its land-grant partners. The site was fully operational until Fall of 2022. Although forecasting has ceased, the map of Downy Mildew reports continues to operate in 2024.

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2024 table of melcast locations and station codesMelcast update

The Melcast update is administered by the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University. It is a system whereby melon growers can determine the best time to apply fungicides. The MELCAST system uses scientific and localized weather data to determine when fungicide applications are best made.

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