07 June 2019 |

Bacterial Wilt Found on Winter Squash

Written by Edward Sikora

Bacterial wilt was recently detected on butternut squash in Chilton County. Bacterial wilt is a destructive

Bacterial wilt was recently detected on butternut squash in Chilton County. Bacterial wilt is a destructive disease of both cucumber and cantaloupe.  It can also infect squash and pumpkins. Watermelons are resistant to the disease. Wilting and drying of individual leaves are the first symptoms of bacterial wilt. Plants usually remain green when wilted instead....

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