Cucurbit downy mildew has been confirmed on cucumber in Salem County, New Jersey. This is the first report of cucurbit downy mildew in the state this growing season. The pathogen has also been found on watermelon in DE and MD and on cucumber in PA.
All cucurbit growers should consider adding a downy mildew specific fungicide to their weekly fungicide program. For more information on the control please see the 2015 Commercial Fungicide Recommendations Guide.