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Phytophthora of Cucurbits

Fig. 18. Normal irrigation practices usually do not promote development of Phytophthora blight; however, leaks, such as occurred at the end of this pipe, can cause soil to become saturated which provides favorable conditions.

Photo courtesy of M.T. McGrath, Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center

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