Location
Cucumber : Improving Control of Gummy Stem Blight caused by Mycosphaerella melonis (Didymella bryoniae)

Research

PE 001a - Cucumber : Improving Control of Gummy Stem Blight caused by Mycosphaerella melonis (Didymella bryoniae)

Start Date: 
01/05/2011
Completion Date: 
31/01/2014
Project Leader: 
Dr Martin McPherson
Code: 
PE 001a

 

This project aims to improve control of cucumber gummy stem blight through a clearer understanding of the disease biology, better timing of control interventions and the use of effective fungicides, biopesticides and disinfectants, while minimising risk of pesticide residues in fruit at harvest.