Fusarium wilt of melon is caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis (FOM). It is considered one of the more important diseases of melon in the United States. There are currently no economical or even viable chemical control strategies or methods that can control this soil-borne pathogen.
- Fusarium Wilt of Cantaloupe, University of California, 2012
More information about Fusarium wilt
- Fusarium wilt of watermelon and other cucurbits, The American Phytopathological Society