_Muskmelon diseases._--"Blight'" is a very troublesome disease. The

leaves show angular dead-brown spots, then dry up and die; the fruit often fails to ripen and lacks flavor. It is caused by the same fungus as is the downy mildew of cucumbers. While bordeaux has proved effective in controlling the downy mildew on cucumbers, it seems to be of little value in lessening the same disease on melons.

"Wilt" is the same as the wilt of cucumbers; same treatment is given.