Great Lakes Expo Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market
Matthew is evaluating fungicide sensitivity of CDM to single fungicide products and efficacy of forecasters in controlling CDM and spore trapping of P. cubensis using impaction spore traps.
The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO and Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo will be an in-person event from Dec. 7-9, 2021. The EXPO will be held at the Amway Grand Plaza and DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan. CucCAP scientist Lina Quesada will receive a Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under 40 award, presented by Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News.
CucCAP plant pathologist, Mary Hausbeck joined the July 28, 2021 podcast to talk about a group of pathogens called oomycetes
Downy mildew has been confirmed on cucumbers in four Michigan counties. CucCAP vegetable pathologist, Mary Hausbeck recommended that cucumber growers take agressive action due to recent humid conditions and presence of cucurbit downy mildew spores.
The dates for the 2021 EXPO are set for Dec. 7-9, 2021.
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.