Report No. 10:V078
Watermelon: Citrullus lanatus 'Crimson Sweet'
Alternaria leaf blight, anthracnose, gummy stem blight: Alternaria cucumerina; Colletotrichum orbiculare; Didymella bryoniae

Evaluation the weather based spray advisory program MELCAST and three mulch types for management of watermelon diseases in Missouri, 2015.

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First Author: Z. Mersha, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension

Additional Authors: M. O'Connor

Section: Citrus, Tropical, Vegetable, and Misc. Crops

Keyword(s): Mulch, MELCAST, Missouri, Jefferson City, Fungicide

Geographical location: Missouri, United States

Products Tested: Inspire Super; Bravo WeatherStik

Active chemical(s): Difenoconazole + Cyprodinil; Chlorothalonil

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Manufacturer(s): Syngenta; Syngenta Bedding material (mulching types)

Publication date: March 7, 2016

The American Phytopathological Society