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The Current Forecast can be found via the link in the menu to the left. For epidemic updates, please refer to the status map given above and the Epidemic History page.
NOTE: These forecasts/outlooks apply ONLY to disease development from AIRBORNE TRANSPORT of spores. We do not have the capability to track cucurbit downy mildew development by other means, such as transporting infected materials, nor will we attempt to do so. Please consult the County Extension Service personnel in your area if you have questions about these matters. ***
The forecast(s) presented in this report only represent estimates of pathways spores are likely to travel from confirmed sources. The forecasts were prepared for purposes of supporting the research and extension functions of North Carolina State University. The forecasts contained herein were not prepared or issued in support of business, industrial, or investment decisions whether they are profit-making or otherwise. The authors; the Department of Plant Pathology; Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences; North Carolina State University; The University of North Carolina, their Governors, Trustees, officers, administrators, employees, and agents do not assume any responsibility for any interpretations of the data, nor do they warrant the fitness of the forecasts for any use.
This forecasting service is provided by the North Carolina State University departments of:
Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences