[Market-farming] Spotted Cucumber Bettles

Bill Shoemaker wshoemak at inil.com
Wed May 25 08:58:11 EDT 2005


I wish there was but I don't think there is any resistance available for bacterial wilt in cucumbers.

Bill Shoemaker, Sr Research Specialist - Food Crops
University of Illinois - St Charles Horticulture Research Center
  -----Original Message-----
  From: Tom Circle <tcircle at ckt.net>
  To: Market Farming <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
  Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2005 9:04 PM
  Subject: [Market-farming] Spotted Cucumber Bettles

  We are growing Asian burpless cucumbers in a high tunnel.  Yields have been great but are having what I guess is bacterial wilt. At least the plants are wilting and are gone in a couple of days. Are there any burpless cucumbers that are resistant to bacterial wilt?  I have sprayed but the little buggers ( cucumber beetles ) are tough to get.     

  Thanks,  Tom Circle
  zone 6 SE Kansas
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