All posts tagged watermelon

  • This agronomic image shows gummy stem blight damage on watermelon.

    Systemic Fungicides Enhance Gummy Stem Blight Control

    Gummy stem blight control is known to cause yield loss of 30-40% if not properly managed. Researchers in key melon regions adjusted management recommendations for this disease during 2017 that growers can use to prepare for 2018. In a media release issued by Clemson announcing their release of the 2017 guide, researchers pointed out a major change to recommendations which now emphasize the importance of systemic fungicides to gummy stem blight management. Data discussed in…

An agronomic image showing Captivation a Syngenta watermelon variety.
Agronomic image of watermelon on the vine