Impatiens Downy Mildew Research Needs Your Input [Survey]

Impatiens Downy Mildew Research Needs Your Input [Survey]

Downy mildew has been decimating landscapes full of impatiens in South Florida this year. Photo courtesy of Aaron J. Palmateer, assistant professor and extension specialist at the University of Florida. Researchers at Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell University and Michigan State University are conducting a survey that seeks to determine the impacts of impatiens downy mildew on the greenhouse industry.

The researchers are looking to gather information on the impact of the disease, grower and retailer responses to the issue, as well as information on trends in consumer purchasing.


The results will be summarized and shared with the industry. The more responses received, the more useful the information gathered.

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