Answer to Question from Last Issue (4-23-2020)

1. What caused the water-soaked stem of this watermelon transplant?
B-gummy stem blight
C-Lightening strike

Correct Answer: B

2. Is this problem likely to spread to other transplants? Yes

3. Will this problem likely spread in the field? Yes

More information about gummy stem blight can be found in the article Cantaloupe and Watermelon Transplant Diseases in this issue.

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