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 […]
Benjamin Phillips from Michigan State University Extension and Mary Hausbeck from MSU Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences recently published recommendations for broad-spectrum fungicide options available for use on multiple vegetable crops including cucurbits. Download a PDF version of table Continue Reading
The Hausbeck Plant Pathology Research Lab presented a poster titled Diagnosing and Managing Phytophthora on Squash at the 2019 Empire State Producers EXPO held January 15 – 19, 2019. The CucCAP vegetable pathology team used this poster at a series of cucurbit disease workshops presented in Michigan during the months of January, February and March 2019. […]
Disease Management: Featuring Dr. Mary Hausbeck, MSU Vegetable Plant Pathologist
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 […]
Topics include: Managing Phytophthora Crown and Fruit Rot Dr. Mary Hausbeck, Michigan State University, USA Fruit Rots of Pumpkins and Squash Dr. Sally Miller, Ohio State University, USA
Extension vegetable pathologist Mary Hausbeck was joined by CucCAP plant pathologists Lina Quesada from NC State and Chris Smart from Cornell University for a series of disease management workshops in Michigan. These winter workshops for vegetable growers provided an in-depth overview of the biology and control of cucurbit downy mildew and Phytophthora capsici in pickling cucumbers […]
Learn the latest research-based strategies for managing cucurbit downy mildew and Phytophthora capsici in pickling cucumbers. Our special guest Dr. Lina Quesada-Ocampo of North Carolina State University—a national leader in research on cucurbit downy mildew-will partner with Dr. Mary Hausbeck to give an in-depth overview of the biology and control of these devastating diseases.