UD Watermelon Twilight Meeting
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 6:30 p.m.
Carvel Research and Education Center
16483 County Seat Hwy, Georgetown, DE
Watermelon Disease Control
Kate Everts – See Fusarium wilt control trials and learn about results from recent fungicide trials for gummy stem blight. Discuss Pristine resistance as it relates to the Delmarva.
Watermelon Weed Control
Mark VanGessel – See experiments on general weed control, experimental fumigant for under plastic mulch and recovery and response of watermelons to herbicide drift.
Watermelon Insect Update
2008 Watermelon Variety Trial
Emmalea Ernest – See and sample varieties from the trial.
Meet at the picnic grove near the farm shop to board the wagon and begin the tour at 6:30 p.m. Stay to enjoy dessert and taste some of the varieties from the variety trial afterwards.
Please pre-register on or before August 11, 2008 by contacting Karen Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org or (302) 856-2585 x 540.