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Fusarium crown rot on pumpkin/gourd

Response of different cucurbit species following infection with Fusarium solani f. sp. Cucurbitae.
Photo courtesy of T.A. Zitter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Crown necrosis, often with visible fungal colonization, is a common symptom of Fusarium crown and foot rot ( F. Solani f.sp. cucurbitate).
Photo courtesy of T.A. Zitter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Fusarium crown and foot rot causes cortical crown rot of the lower stem section of pumpkin plants.
Photo courtesy of T.A. Zitter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Pumpkin infected with Fusarium solani f. sp. cucurbitae race 1
Photo courtesy of T.A. Zitter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY