A viral disease affecting plants of the gourd family, spread by beetles and aphids and causing mottling and stunting.
- They are vulnerable to a disease spread by aphids called cucumber mosaic virus, which can cause the plants to turn brown and die.
- Both stages can carry bacterial wilt or cucumber mosaic virus, diseases that will quickly kill the plant.
- They are blamed with spreading bacterial wilt and cucumber mosaic.
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Syllabification: cu·cum·ber mo·sa·ic
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