A virtual meeting of Plant Pathologists sharing their knowledge and research in the area of Plant Anatomy, Plant Physiology, Mycology and Nematology. Keynote Lectures, Oral and Poster presentations. Plant Pathology 2020 invites delegates from Leading Universities, Researchers, professionals, students, business delegates and Young researchers across the globe providing a better podium, interconnecting the most recent […]
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“Pseudoperonospora cubensis has two types of isolates or clades that preferentially infect certain cucurbit crops. In North Carolina, clade 2 isolates preferentially infect cucumbers and cantaloupes, while clade 1 isolates preferentially infect squash, pumpkin, and watermelon.” Continue Reading
Team members: Jonathan Schultheis (N. Carolina St.Univ.), Mary Hausbeck (Michigan St. Univ.), Angela Linares (Univ. Puerto Rico), Jim McCreight (USDA, ARS), Lina Quesada (N. Carolina St. Univ.), Chris Smart (Cornell Univ.), Linda Wessel Beaver (Univ. Puerto Rico) 3.2.1 Develop a centralized cucurbit disease website. The CucCAP website (http://cuccap.org) provides cucurbit disease management information, lists of […]
CucCAP vegetable pathologist, Lina Quesada – Ocampo discussed vegetable diseases including Fusarium wilt of watermelon at the December 2019 Ag Expo sponsored by the NC Vegetable Grower’s Association. Highlights of her talk were featured in the July 2020 issue of Vegetable Grower’s News. Continue Reading
Cucumber downy mildew, caused by the oomycete pathogen Pseudoperonospora cubensis, has been found in a commercial cucumber field in Johnston County. The first report in North Carolina was made on June 8 of 2020 on a related post with management information. Approximately 25% of the field was infected at 40% disease severity. The recent rains […]
Cucumber downy mildew (CDM) was confirmed on a cucumber sample from a production field in Wilson County on June 8 of 2020. Leaves presented approximately 20% disease (Figure 1 and 2), and 30% of the field was affected.
CucCAP Vegetable Pathology and Crop Production Extension Specialists published plant disease management reports and Cucurbit cultigen evaluations from recent field trials. These reports provide valuable information for cucurbit crop producers, seed companies and other CucCAP stakeholders.