Cucurbit Fungicide Schedules

Cantaloupe, watermelon and pumpkin growers can use information in the Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers (ID-56) to help determine what fungicides to apply. The MELCAST system (see accompanying article in this issue) can be used to help to decide when fungicides should be applied. I have developed two fungicide schedules that I hope will help growers determine the sequence of fungicides. One fungicide schedule is for cantaloupe and watermelon growers and the other one is for pumpkin growers.

Growers who are interested in obtaining a copy of these fungicide schedules should contact Dan Egel using either the email or the phone number listed above. I look forward to getting feedback about the usefulness of these schedules.

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