Research Spotlight: UV-C Treatment of Cucumber Downy Mildew

Project Type: Research Only
Funds awarded in 2019: $198,745.00
Projected End Date: 04/30/2022
Grant Recipients: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Mount Sinai
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Dr. Mark Rea
Light and Health Research Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Summary of research investigating the use of UV-C to control cucurbit downy mildew (CDM) on cucumber. This research was performed as part of the NE SARE research project: Control of Cucumber Downy Mildew through Nighttime Application of Ultraviolet Light Before and After Infection (LNE19-388R).
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Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
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