Vegetable Crop Update – Cucurbit Downy Mildew in OH and in Ontario Canada
Cucurbit downy mildew has been confirmed on cucumber in Wayne County Ohio (7/6/16) and in southern Ontario Canada (7/2/16). While forecasts show potential movement and risk of the pathogen to the north and east of the confirmed reports, the detection does indicate that weather has been favorable in the midwestern US region for the disease if inoculum is present. For more information, please visit the cucurbit downy mildew forecasting site (link below). There will be additional management information in the formal newsletter to be released later in the day tomorrow 7/8/16.