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  • Powdery mildew on winter squash

    Don’t let powdery mildew get the best of your squash

    JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – I was out scouting my pumpkins and summer squash today and found powdery mildew on some leaf surfaces. With the recent dry weather and high relative humidity we had over the past seven to 10 days, powdery mildew can now be seen in your summer and winter squash. When you begin scouting fields, I would look at the upper and lower surfaces of five older leaves at each of 10 sites. If…

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