Downy mildew

Ontario reports downy mildew on cucumber and cantaloupe

Downy mildew has been reported in Essex County in Ontario, Canada, putting the pathogen within easy striking distance of Michigan’s cucurbit crops. ... READ MORE »

Downy mildew confirmed in Michigan cucumbers

Growers on Michigan’s east side should consider preventive fungicide sprays for cucumbers and melons (watermelons, cantaloupe, muskmelon) now that d... READ MORE »

Downy mildew on cucumber reported in Ontario

On July 5, downy mildew was identified on field cucumbers in Kent County, Ontario. Kent County is close to Michigan and it’s reasonable to assume th... READ MORE »

Project receives $2.3 million grant to combat downy mildew

USDA has awarded Michigan State University (MSU) researchers and collaborators at six other universities across the country a four-year, $2.3 million ... READ MORE »

Study pest life cycles to boost resistance management

Growers are well aware of the need to rotate pesticide chemistry to minimize the chances of pests developing resistance. However, there is more to res... READ MORE »

Seminis announces new Downy mildew hybrids

During the Pickle Packers International annual meeting, Seminis announced the launch of DM Defense, a line of Downy mildew resistant pickling cucumber... READ MORE »

New downy mildew hybrids soon available

Pickling cucumber growers will soon have a new defense against the devastating downy mildew disease. During the Pickle Packers International annual me... READ MORE »


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