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  • This agronomic image shows the squash variety called Grandprize.

    Preventative Disease Management in Squash

    When diseases like powdery mildew strike cucurbit crops, they can reduce yields and plant quality. First appearing as pale yellow spots, powdery mildew slowly covers the surface of the plant while producing spores that give the surface a powdery white coating. The University of California offers a few tips for managing the disease. Planting resistant varieties is a good way to help prevent powdery mildew infections. Resistance breeding is a priority for Syngenta, as evidenced…