Watermelon production faces many challenges in Georgia. The warm, humid climate favors numerous foliar diseases. Because of the long history of watermelon production in Georgia, soilborne diseases such as Fusarium wilt also present challenges to growers. This bulletin will provide background on disease symptoms, pathogen survival and infection, pathogenic races, and management.

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Published on Jan 19, 2018

Bhabesh Dutta Assistant Professor and Extension Vegetable Disease Specialist, Plant Pathology Tim Coolong Associate Professor; Areas of Interest: Vegetables, Horticulture
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