Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Disease Supplement #2

July 7th, 2011 | Posted in: Crop Updates, News

Late blight has been confirmed on tomato in Waukesha County WI today, July 6. All susceptible tomato and potato crops should be treated with effective fungicides at this time on a 7 day schedule. Weather is forecasted to be dry for the next several days and will help to keep in disease control.

Cucurbit downy mildew has been detected in Ontario Canada. Suscetible cucurbits in southeastern WI should be protected with appropriate fungicides at this time.

More info to come in this week’s newsletter.

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