Vine Crops Disease: Phytophthora Blight

SKU A3834

Author(s) Karen Delahaut, Walt Stevenson.

Phytophthora blight is a fungal disease capable of completely destroying zucchini, pumpkin, summer squash, and watermelon fields and seriously damaging other vine crops. This fact sheet describes the symptoms and effects, disease cycle, and control methods (2 pages; 2009).