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The points of contact between Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service and the grower & business communities are the NJ County Agricultural Agents. The agents are a tremendous source of information for both new and experienced growers. Visit your local county extension office.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Cucurbit downy mildew found on cucumber in New Jersey

Cucurbit downy mildew has been confirmed on cucumber in New Jersey near Vineland. This is the first report of cucurbit downy mildew in New Jersey and the mid-Atlantic region this year. All cucurbit growers should add a downy mildew specific fungicide to their weekly maintenance programs.
-Andy Wyenandt
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Cumberland County, NJ
10% field infected, 10% leaf infected
Distance is within 200 miles of RAREC
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