“Downy mildew continues to infect cucumber plantings. Powdery mildew and gummy stem blight are starting to show up in hard squashes.”
The Kousik Lab published “Elucidation of resistance signaling and identification of powdery mildew resistant mapping loci (ClaPMR2) during watermelon-Podosphaera xanthii interaction using RNA-Seq and whole-genome resequencing approach”.
Symptoms of Gummy Stem Blight in winter squash include hot spots of stems with oozing lesions, and distinctive patterns on the skin of butternut squash.
Michigan Cooperative Extension agents from East, Southeast, West, and Southwest Michigan published crop updates on cucumber, melon, watermelon, pumpkins, and winter squashes. Reports of pests include Downy mildew, Powdery mildew, and Squash bug.
Presence of Powdery Mildew a Concern for Southeast Vegetable Growers andHigh Whitefly Pressure Reported in Florida Vegetables.
Plant Pathologists will discuss Powdery Mildew and Cucurbit Downy mildew in the Vegetable & Cucurbit Session in rooms 201 and 202 on Wednesday: 10:00am: Powdery Mildew Efficacy Trials – What Works Best and Does Chlorothalonil Fit? Dr. Margaret T. McGrath, Cornell U, USA 10:30am: Fruit Rots and Foliar Diseases Dr. Margaret T. McGrath, Cornell U, […]
9:00am Powdery Mildew Update by Doug Higgins from the Hausbeck Lab at MSU
University of Florida presenters at the Florida Ag Expo in November discussed control Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew, and Gummy Stem Blight on Cucurbits.