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Friday, April 15, 2011

Cucurbit downy mildew found in transplants in South Carolina!

Cucurbit downy mildew has been found in zucchini and yellow summer squash transplants at box stores in South Carolina. The transplants originated from south Florida and it is believed by SC Extension that some of these transplants made their way into home gardens. We will keep you up to date as the situation develops. To track and monitor cucurbit downy mildew in the US please visit North Carolina State University's website:

Andy Wyenandt