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Phytophthora fruit rot, Phytophthora root and crown rot (Phytophthora capsici) on Cucumber, Muskmelon, and Pumpkin (Cucumis sativus, Cucumis melo subsp. melo, and Cucurbita spp.)


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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Immature, infected fruit

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Close-up of infected fruit surface showing two sporangia at tip of arrow.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Detached sporangia of Phytophthora capsici.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Close-up of detached sporangia of Phytophthora capsici.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Detached sporangia of Phytophthora capsici.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Detached sporangia of Phytophthora capsici.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Infected, moldy fruit.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Infected, moldy fruit.

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Clint Hardy
University of Kentucky

Infected plants with symptoms of dieback and overall stunted growth when compared to plants at right.

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Clint Hardy
University of Kentucky

Infected, moldy fruit.

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Clint Hardy
University of Kentucky

Infected, moldy fruit.

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Clint Hardy
University of Kentucky

Infected, moldy fruit.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Close-up of one infected stem showing collapsed tissue and white, fungal mycelium.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Close-up of multiple stem infections showing collapsed tissue.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Stem infections showing collapsed tissue.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Close-up of multiple stem infections showing collapsed tissue.