Cucurbit downy mildew pathogen has two genetically distinct host-adapted clades

Field work in North Carolina Credit: E. C. Wallace, K. N. D’Arcangelo, and L. M. Quesada-Ocampo Cucurbit downy mildew is a devastating disease for the United States cucurbit industry, which includes cucumbers, watermelon, squash, and pumpkin. The disease has caused major losses in North Carolina, which has significant cucumber and watermelon acreage. To help growers […]