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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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et al. 2014 ). Cucurbits, including pumpkins, winter squash, and zucchini ( Cucurbita pepo ), are economically important crops that are better suited for reduced tillage than many vegetables (Harrelson et al. 2008; O’Rourke and Petersen 2016

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