Great Lakes Expo Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market
First cucurbit downy mildew spores identified in air samples in Allegan County
by: Mary Hausbeck, Annika Peterson and Doug Higgins
The CucCAP squash team is breeding squash for Powdery Mildew and Phytophthora rot resistance.
CucCAP crop and disease management specialists presented cucurbit crop and disease management strategies at winter meetings in several regions of the country.
The 2020 Great Lakes EXPO will be virtual. Dr. Mary Hausbeck will present disease management strategies for cucurbits and other vegetables. Visit the GLEXPO website
Plant pathologists from the CucCAP disease management team published two articles focusing on CDM: “Population Analyses Reveal Two Host-Adapted Clades of Pseudoperonospora cubensis, the Causal Agent of Cucurbit Downy Mildew, on Commercial and Wild Cucurbits” & “Diagnostic Guide for Cucurbit Downy Mildew”
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MSU and industry researchers showcase research. Growers will see the results of ongoing crop research on the farms where the research findings can be implemented.