Cucumber Downy Mildew Confirmed in Buncombe County

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Vegetable growers! This is an update on downy mildew in cucurbits from Inga Meadows, NCSU Extension Plant Pathologist.

Cucumber downy mildew was confirmed in Buncombe County, NC today. Chris Leek first observed the disease on July 5 in an organic, commercial field of cucumber.
See pest alert for more details. Feel free to share this email.
If you find any DM on another host or in another county, please contact me and provide a sample.
Thank you!
Pest Alert: Here you can find more details.
IPMPipe: Here you can track where downy mildew has occurred.
Inga Meadows
Extension Plant Pathologist – Vegetables & Herbaceous Ornamentals
NC State University
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center
455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759

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Photo of Chris Gunter, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chris GunterExtension Vegetable Specialist and Associate Professor (919) 513-2807 chris_gunter@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
Updated on Jul 7, 2017
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