NCR261 Wilt Disorders of Curcurbits | University of Missouri Extension

Reviewed October 1993

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Wilt Disorders of Cucurbits

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North Central Regional Publication
Originally published at the University of Michigan, this publication has been adapted for regional distribution

Fifteen varieties of wilt or disorders that cause wilt symptoms are covered in this publication. Each description includes the appearance and life cycle of the harmful insect, symptoms, method of control and color photos of damaged plants. In all, 34 full-color photos of plants and causal insects are pictured to aid identification and to avoid wrong diagnoses.


  • Anthracnose
  • Black rot
  • Chemical injury
  • Cucumber beetles
  • Cutworms
  • Damping-off
  • Fusarium wilt
  • Gummy stem blight
  • Physiologic gummy ooze
  • Sand blasting
  • Seedcorn maggot
  • Squash bug
  • Squash vine borer
  • Sudden wilt
  • Water stress injury


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