Downy Mildew on Cucurbits Reported in Western NC

— Written By and last updated by Cloe Nichols

Yesterday I did a blog post on several diseases and insects to be on the alert for. This morning I found a post from extension agent, Sue Colucci, that downy mildew on cucurbits is now here in western North Carolina. She has done excellent posts on downy mildew of cucurbits and basil (different organisms) on her blog. I suggest you read those and become familiar with these potentially devastating diseases: