Farm

Horticulture Station

Publication Date

2008

Abstract

Row covers have traditionally been used to increase crop earliness, leading to earlier harvest dates and higher market prices. However, row covers can also provide added benefits in protecting against damage by certain insects. Cucurbit crops, especially muskmelon and cucumber, attract cucumber beetles, which vector bacterial wilt, causing significant crop losses.

Copyright Owner

Iowa State University

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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