Pest and Disease Management
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Cucurbit Crops in Kentucky (pdf) This manual is the result of University of Kentucky Vegetable IPM team efforts. Funding for this publication came from the University of Kentucky Pest Management Program.
Down Mildew Forecasting
Cucurbit Downy Mildew IPM PIPE
Although this resource is not specific for organic growers, it is a good source of information about current outbreaks and forecast monitoring.
Credits to: Main, C.E., Keever, T., Holmes, G.J. and Davis, J.M. 2001. Forecasting Long- Range Transport of Downy Mildew Spores and Plant Disease Epidemics. APSnet Features. Online. doi: 10.1094/APSnetFeature-2001-0501.
Insect Management in Organic Farming Systems
eOrganic article that provides a comprehensive list of resources on insect management for organic farmers.
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