Downy mildew on cucumber plants has been verified on two farms in Monroe County, which is located in southeast Michigan. This is the first confirmation of this devastating disease on the east side of the state for 2020. Continue Reading
Downy mildew on cucumber has been verified in Berrien County, which is located in southwest Michigan.
Our molecular analysis of the spore trap samples from Berrien County has recently confirmed cucumber downy mildew spores in the air for June 8, 10 and 13, 2020. For the Muskegon spore trap, there was a positive for cucumber downy mildew spores for June 8.
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In early 2020, CucCAP Vegetable Pathology and Crop Production Extension Specialists published plant disease management reports and Cucurbit cultigen evaluations from recent field trials. These reports provide valuable information for cucurbit crop producers, seed companies and other CucCAP stakeholders. The 2019 Plant Disease Management Reports provide disease resistance information for downy mildew on cucumber, Phytophthora […]
Evaluations include control of Downy mildew on cucumber, Downy mildew on squash and Phytophthora fruit rot on squash
Attendees can Earn RUP & CCA credits. Presentations include: Vegetable disease update – Doug Higgins, MSU Plant Pathologist in Hausbeck lab New digital tools and regulation updates – Ben Phillips, MSU Vegetable Educator