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Cucurbit Downy Mildew

Publication Number: P3076
Updated: April 25, 2017
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Downy mildew is a potentially devastating disease of cucurbit crops that can cause significant yield losses. This disease is known to infect more than 40 cucurbit species, including cantaloupe, cucumber, pumpkin, squash, and watermelon. In Mississippi, this disease has been more of a problem in the fall than in the spring.

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Diseases of fruits, nuts, and vegetables

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