Description: In young melon, cucumber and watermelon plants:
damping-off, stem collapse, and death. In older plants:
yellowing, stunting, wilting, and death. The disease
is established wherever cucurbits are grown.
soil pH at 6.5 to 7.0. Test soil pH; if it is too acid,
use ground limestone to raise pH. Most garden centers
and farm stores sell ground limestone. Do not allow
soil to thoroughly dry out. Sprinkle SoilGardTM
Microbial Fungicide over seed at time of sowing,
before covering seed with soil. When starting seed indoors,
mix SoilGard with potting soil before seed is sown.