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downy mildew

Zone 98000 | nicholas hii added on November 9, 2016 | Answered

Need to know how to prevent plants from getting downy mildew, and how to treat if my plant got downy mildew using chemical and organic controls.

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Alisma
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Answered on November 9, 2016

Here is some information on prevention:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/downy-mildew.htm

Treatment depends on which plant is affected. For example, here is information on treating downy mildew in cucurbits (squashes, cucumbers, and melons):

http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/vegetables/diseases-of-cucurbits/downy-mildew/

Here is one on basil downy mildew:

http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/NewsArticles/BasilDowny.html

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