Cottony leak on cucumber. Photo: Rebecca A. Melanson, MSU Extension, Bugwood.org.
Plants in the landscape and garden can seem to go from thriving to struggling overnight. What is causing your plants to wilt, turn yellow, turn brown, or grow spots? Plant disease experts with the MSU Extension Service can help you determine what is happening and how to manage it. Get science-based information about bacterial blights, mold, and fungi direct from our website or from your local Extension agent or specialist!
Your summer vegetable garden is likely winding down, but you still have time for another round of fresh vegetables, including tomatoes, peppers, squash and cucumbers. (File photo by MSU Extension Service)
Two half-day training sessions next month will provide expertise on pest and disease control on small farms.
MSU scientists are on the lookout for a cucurbit crop bandit. And they need your help!
Cucurbit downy mildew is a sneaky thief with the ability to quickly and significantly reduce yields or wipe out entire crops of susceptible cucurbits, including cucumbers, melons, pumpkins and squash. (File photo by Rebecca A. Melanson)