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Powdery Mildew Symptoms of Cucurbits (Cucumbers, Squash, Watermelons)
Jul07

Powdery Mildew Symptoms of Cucurbits (Cucumbers, Squash, Watermelons)

By Dr. Mario Villarino, Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources Powdery mildew symptoms of cucurbits first appear in as pale, chlorotic spots on leaves that soon turn powdery-white in appearance (fungal spores) and spread to petioles and stems. The disease starts on the crown and lower leaves, mainly on the under-leaf shaded surface. Young plants may turn yellow, stunted, and may die. Severely...

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Tips On Growing Cucumbers
Jun09

Tips On Growing Cucumbers

By Mario Villarino Cucurbits are a very interesting group of plant. They not only do well in Hopkins County but can handle the heat much better than other vegetables. Also, because even big plants can be kept in small space, gardeners have the tendency to always have at least one of them in their gardens. Some of the cucurbits can grow to a really big size. Mario Villarino DVM, Ph.D. Hopkins County Extension Agent for Ag and NR 1200B...

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