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Phytophthora of Cucurbits

Figure 4. Symptoms of Phytophthora blight in summer squash can progress rapidly from death of the growing tip (Fig. 3) to total plant collapse and fruit rot. Affected fruit often are covered with spores of Phytophthora capsici (sporangia) which look white and yeasty.

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

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