Downy Mildew of Cucurbits and Their Management

  • C. P. Khare
  • J. N. Srivastava
  • P. K. Tiwari
  • A. Kotesthane
  • V. S. Thrimurthi


Downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis) is an extremely destructive disease of cucurbits, and it was first reported from Cuba in 1868. During 1985–1988, epidemics of downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis) were recorded on cucumbers in Poland grown under plastic and in the field condition. It has now been reported from Japan, England, Brazil, New Jersey, Africa, etc. In India it occurs on all the cultivated cucurbits (Rondomanski and Wozniak 1989).


Powdery Mildew Downy Mildew Bottle Gourd Bitter Gourd Methyl Thiophenate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. P. Khare
    • 1
  • J. N. Srivastava
    • 2
  • P. K. Tiwari
    • 1
  • A. Kotesthane
    • 1
  • V. S. Thrimurthi
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Plant PathologyIndira Gandhi Agricultural UniversityRaipurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Plant PathologyBihar Agricultural University, SabourBhagalpurIndia

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