FROM Extension Plant Pathology: Cucurbit downy mildew (CDM) was confirmed on a cucumber leaf from a commercial field in Henderson County on July 20, 2018. This is the first report of CDM in western NC. Read more about the first report of CDM in western N.C. this year.
Cucurbit Downy Mildew was reported throughout the southeast and in the mid-Atlantic states in June 2018. The majority of DM reports were on cucumbers with 12 instances in all counties reporting. Three instances of DM on squash were reported, 2 in melon fields, 4 in squash fields and 1 instance in a watermelon field. June […]
CucCAP Extension specialists evaluated pumpkin and squash varieties for a variety of traits including disease susceptibility. Source: 2017 Pumpkin Variety Trials | North Carolina Cooperative Extension
First reports from VA. New reports from OH, NC, and SC. CDM has been confirmed on cucumber in a home gardens in Dinwiddie and Suffolk Counties, VA. Incidence is 50%, severity is 10%. Estimated date of first symptoms is July 2. CDM has been confirmed on cucumber in a 5 acre field in Huron County, […]
Source: Cucumber downy mildew confirmed in Buncombe County, NC – July 7, 2017 | North Carolina Cooperative Extension