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Cucurbit diseases and their management

Information about diseases affecting cucurbit crops at Cornell websites:

News articles about diseases and their management.
There is an article about managing multiple diseases in cucurbit crops as well as detailed articles on specific diseases including powdery mildew, downy mildew and Phytophthora blight.


List with most factsheets and news articles combined.

Photographs of symptoms plus information about disease.

Resistant varieties.

Biopesticides and other information about managing diseases organically.
Link to a download file with a list of approved products registered in NY is at the following webpage under ‘Specific Management Practices and Tools’:

Research results (results are also included in some articles).

Extension presentation files.

Link to Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecast webpage.




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