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Phytophthora capsici has been documented as a pathogen on a wide variety of vegetable crops in the families Solanaceae (tomato, pepper, eggplant), Cucurbitaceae (cucumber, watermelon, squash, pumpkin, melon), Fabaceae (lima bean) ( Babadoost and

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The oomycete plant pathogen Phytophthora capsici Leonian affects the cucurbit industry annually, in some cases causing 90% to 100% crop loss ( Babadoost, 2000 ; Meyer and Hausbeck, 2012 ). Michigan is a leading producer of processing squash

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The oomycetous pathogen, Phytophthora capsici Leonian, infects a wide range of plant taxa involving more than 49 species ( Erwin and Ribeiro, 1996 ). Oospores, the sexual stage of P. capsici , can survive in the soil, in crop debris, and in

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The oomycete Phytophthora capsici is highly destructive to vegetable species in the Solanaceae, Cucurbitaceae, and Fabaceae families ( Kamoun et al., 2015 ). Worldwide, it is the main pathogen limiting chili pepper ( Capsicum annuum ) production

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The oomycete Phytophthora capsici Leonian causes root and fruit rot, stem blight, and foliar blight in pepper ( Capsicum annuum L.) ( Leonian, 1922 ) causing global yield losses ( Babadoost, 2004 ). Currently the disease is managed through the

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oomycete pathogen Phytophthora capsici ( Leonian, 1922 ), is a serious threat to production of peppers worldwide ( Babadoost, 2004 ). This disease has become a major disease constraint to bell pepper production, affecting the plants at all growth stages

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Phytophthora blight, caused by Phytophthora capsici , constitutes a limiting factor to profitable production of many crops worldwide ( Erwin and Ribeiro, 1996 ), including chile pepper ( Sanogo, 2003 , 2004 ; Sanogo and Carpenter, 2006

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Cucumber ( Cucumis sativus ) production in the eastern and midwestern United States is subject to severe losses resulting from fruit rot caused by the soilborne oomycete pathogen, Phytophthora capsici ( Granke et al., 2012 ; Sonogo and Ji, 2012

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this crop in most areas of the country and in other producing countries, however, is the disease Phytophthora blight caused by the oomycete P. capsici ( Barchenger et al., 2018a ; Leonian, 1922 ; Macías-Valdez et al., 2010 ; Silva-Rojas et al

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Phytophthora capsici is a destructive pathogen of cucurbit and solanaceous vegetables. All cultivars of squash are considered susceptible to phytophthora root, crown, and fruit rot ( Babadoost and Islam, 2003 ; Cafe et al., 1995 ); losses in

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