Pythium in cucurbits: Temperature decides species | VSCNews

CucCAP Vegetable pathologist, Anthony Keinath reported on Pythium at last winter’s Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention. Research at Clemson University has identified some of the pythium species that most commonly cause root and stem rot in cucurbits. This information can help researchers screen cultivars for resistance and may help growers tailor control programs.

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