This winter’s cool, damp spells of weather have aided the survival and spread of this disease.
With an increasing number of races, the need for resistant varieties and control measures takes center stage in spinach production.
Seminis has announced the launch of DM Defense, a new line of downy mildew resistant cucumber seed.
University of Florida scientists say the technology may help growers manage the disease and reduce chemical inputs.
According to a disease update from Ohio State University Extension, downy mildew was reported in cucumbers on farms […]
An alert sent by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension confirms the presence of downy mildew on cucumber leaves […]
Cornell researcher recommends several methods to combat epidemics.
Growers also seeing spike in botrytis infections, vine collapses during growing season.
The organic spinach symposium, sponsored by Ready Pac Foods, Inc. addressed the sector’s sustainability efforts and concerns that have heightened as downy mildewspreads without treatment options in sight.