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Guide to Commercial Pumpkin and Winter Squash Production
Joe Kemble, Edward Sikora, G.W. Zehnder, E. Bauske
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Pages / Length: 12
Publication Date: 04/10/2000

Cultivated in the United States by the Native Americans long before Europeans settled here, pumpkin and winter squash are best suited to small and part-time farming operations. This 12-page publication offers recommendations for planting, irrigation, weed control, insect and disease management, harvesting, curing, and storage. Includes color photos for identifying pests and disease; easy-to-read tables of plant spacing and storage recommendations; plus suggestions for successful bee activity and pollination.