Gummy stem blight on watermelon is on the FRAC “most wanted” list of pathogens at high risk of becoming resistant to multiple fungicides.
NC Cooperative Extension is partnering with the NC Watermelon Association to host a virtual Watermelon Production Meeting.
Clemson research shows cultivar selection critical for managing fusarium wilt in watermelon.
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.