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winter squash with bacterial wilt

winter squash with bacterial wilt

Striped cucumber beetle (Acalymma vittatum) vectors Erwinia tracheiphila, the causal agent of bacterial wilt. Bacterial wilt, symptoms of which are shown here on winter squash, can destroy susceptible cucurbit crops, as few infected plants recover or produce marketable fruit. (Photo by Genevieve Higgins, originally published in Haber at al 2021, Journal of Integrated Pest Management)

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