Cucumber downy mildew spores detected | MSU Extension

Act now to protect cucumbers from downy mildew. The Hausbeck vegetable pathology lab at Michigan State University has established a network of spore traps in major cucumber production areas of their state. This year, they have the ability to distinguish the spores of cucumber downy mildew from the spores of hop downy mildew . The spores […]

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May 1 & 8 Vegetable Updates | MSU

The Michigan State University Vegetable Pathology Lab teams up with Michigan State Extension to publish bi-monthly vegetable updates throughout the growing season. Most regions of Michigan are not reporting any activities with cucurbit crops at this time. The East Michigan vegetable update reported: Vine crops are up in the trays. Some watermelons are getting leggy. Plastic is […]

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Cuccap Project Develops Extension Fact Sheets for Important Cucurbit Diseases in English and Spanish

Members of the CucCAP extension team [Dr. Mary Hausbeck, Michigan State University; Dr. Angela Linares, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez; Dr. Lina Quesada-Ocampo, North Carolina State University; Dr. Chris Smart, Cornell University] have developed 16 extension fact sheets to support stakeholders and impact cucurbit production in each region.  The fact sheets provide useful information […]

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