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J. Brent Loy

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‘Autumn Pride’ is an open-pollinated strain of winter squash (Cucurbita maxima Duch.) that was released by the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station in 1981. Its unique feature is a bush plant that produces large hubbard-type fruit.

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Charles L. Webber III, James W. Shrefler, and Merritt J. Taylor

to determine the impact of CGM applications (formulations, rates, incorporation, and configurations) on direct-seeded squash plant survival and yields. Materials and methods Field studies were conducted to evaluate the effect of formulations, rates

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Guodong Liu, D. Marshall Porterfield, Yuncong Li, and Waldemar Klassen

(genotype, ‘FR27 × FRM017’) were kindly provided by Illinois Foundation Seeds Inc., Tolono, IL. Two different age categories of seeds were used: in one, the seeds were three years old and in the other, the seeds were less than one year old. Seeds of squash

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Charles L. Webber III, Merritt J. Taylor, and James W. Shrefler

Producers growing squash for markets who desire the use of more naturally occurring herbicides need alternatives that effectively provide season-long weed control. Although corn gluten meal has shown promise as an early-season preemergent herbicide

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James D. McCreight and Albert N. Kishaba

greenhouse and field tests, H.Y. Liu for the squash leaf curl virus isolate and assistance in ELISA tests, B.E. Mackey for statistical assistance, and H.M. Munger and T.W. Whitaker for helpful suggestions. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in

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Kyle E. LaPlant, Gregory Vogel, Ella Reeves, Christine D. Smart, and Michael Mazourek

Squash and pumpkin ( Cucurbita pepo ) are important crops for vegetable growers in the United States. In 2018, ≈100,000 acres of squash and pumpkin were grown with a value of $350 million [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2019 ]. These crops

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Jennifer Tillman, Ajay Nair, Mark Gleason, and Jean Batzer

plastic mulch can increase yields of cucumber ( Ibarra-Jiménez et al., 2004 ), muskmelon ( Ibarra et al., 2001 ), and summer squash ( Mahadeen, 2014 ). However, there are concerns about environmental sustainability due to the generation of plastic waste

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Amanda Skidmore, Neil Wilson, Mark Williams, and Ric Bessin

Muskmelon ( Cucumis melo ), squash ( Cucurbita sp.), cucumber ( Cucumis sativa ), pumpkin ( Cucurbita pepo ), and other cucurbit crops are valued at more than $1.6 billion per year in the United States ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2017

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Michael D. Meyer and Mary K. Hausbeck

Phytophthora capsici Leonian is an economically important soilborne pathogen of summer squash ( Cucurbita pepo L.) and other vegetable crops in many areas of the world ( Babadoost, 2004 , 2005 ; Babadoost and Zitter, 2009 ; Hausbeck and Lamour

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Joara Secchi Candian, Timothy Coolong, Bhabesh Dutta, Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan, Alton Sparks, Apurba Barman, and Andre Luiz Biscaia Ribeiro da Silva

Alabama, where the growing seasons of cucurbit vegetables [e.g., yellow squash and zucchini ( Cucurbita pepo ), cucumber ( Cucumis sativus )] and agronomic crops [e.g., cotton ( Gossypium hirsutum )] overlap during the year, allowing for the insect to