- Cucurbit downy mildew has been confirmed on cucumber in New Jersey. To date, cucurbit downy mildew has been reported on cucumber and melon in the mid-Atlantic region. Downy mildew is beginning to be reported on many other cucurbits in other parts of the country. All cucumber growers need to add a downy mildew-specific fungicide to their weekly fungicide programs. All cucurbit growers need to scout on a regular basis.
- Pepper anthracnose is being reported in southern New Jersey.
- Cucurbit powdery mildew is active on all cucurbit crops.
- There have been no new reports of Late blight this this past week.
September 13, 2016