Cucurbits Stories

Cucurbits
November 16, 2015
Watermelon Field Day Highlights 26 Varieties
Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds’ event showcases varieties for Florida. Read More
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November 15, 2015
Melon Genome Study Discloses Impacts Of Breeding
Analyses of seven melon varieties will help breeders increase plant quality. Read More
Crop Protection
November 10, 2015
Management Tactics To Control Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus
This virus, which was discovered in 2006, is transmitted by whiteflies and infects several melon types in Arizona and California. Read More
Goldprize zucchini
Cucurbits
October 28, 2015
7 Cutting-Edge Cucurbits Fitting For Florida Farmers
See the latest cucumber and squash selections from leading seed companies. Read More
Allsweet Seeded 800F1 watermelon
Cucurbits
October 26, 2015
19 Marvelous Melons Bred For Market Impact
Check out the latest watermelon and cantaloupe varieties from leading seed companies. Read More
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October 13, 2015
Researchers Find That Grafting Increases Melon Yields
University of New Hampshire researchers aim to improve cold tolerance, disease resistance. Read More
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October 6, 2015
Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds, National Watermelon Association Partner To Help Growers
Bayer to fund first-year memberships to all eligible watermelon growers. Read More
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August 31, 2015
8 Must-Have Melons
This month’s variety specs feature focuses on the latest cantaloupe and melon varieties. Some of the features highlighted include disease Read More
Bacterial wilt of curcurbits
Cucurbits
July 22, 2015
Win The War Against Bacterial Wilt Of Cucurbits
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods of this vegetable disease. Read More
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July 22, 2015
Sakata Promotes Melon With Long Shelf Life
The variety Infinite Gold features good holding ability in the field. Read More
Cucurbits
July 14, 2015
High Heat Impacts Georgia Watermelons
Numbers are expected to be lower this year, but it is too early to tell by how much. Read More
Crop Protection
July 8, 2015
Downy Mildew Reported In Ohio Cucumber Fields
According to a disease update from Ohio State University Extension, downy mildew was reported in cucumbers on farms in West Read More
Cucurbits
July 1, 2015
11 Pumpkin And Squash Varieties
This month’s variety specs feature focuses on pumpkin and squash varieties. Features highlighted include great disease resistance packages, excellent yield potential, Read More
Crop Protection
June 26, 2015
Zeal SC Miticide Now Registered With Liquid Formulation
Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced that Zeal SC Miticide has been registered by the EPA with a new liquid formulation that Read More
Cucurbits
June 26, 2015
National Watermelon Association Designs Patriotic Car For NASCAR Racer
The National Watermelon Association (NWA), in conjunction with NASCAR racer Ross Chastain’s season long sponsors Watermelon.org and Helena Chemical, want Read More
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Cucurbits
January 20, 2017
Renowned Researcher Margaret McGrath Rec…
A plant pathologist, McGrath’s expertise has helped both organic and conventional growers fight late blight, downy mildew, and others.  Read More
Cucurbits
January 8, 2017
13 of the Latest Watermelon Varieties [s…
Browse this slideshow for more information on 13 watermelon varieties you need to know in 2017 from the nation’s leading seed breeders and Read More
Cucurbits
December 22, 2016
Stay Alert to Anthracnose of Cucurbits
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this destructive vegetable disease. Read More
Cucurbits
December 20, 2016
3 New Fungicide Product Options for Vege…
Unique modes of action the main feature of modern chemistries. Read More
Crop Protection
November 30, 2016
The Effect Of Soil Fertility On Fusarium…
Ongoing research sheds light on the role soil health plays in the severity of the deadly pathogen. Read More
Crop Protection
November 8, 2016
The Effect Of Soil Fertility On Fusarium…
Ongoing research sheds light on the role soil health plays in the severity of the deadly pathogen in watermelon crops. Read More
Cucurbits
October 31, 2016
7 Squash And Cucumber Cultivars To Consi…
Get the lowdown on several of the latest varieties making a name for themselves in the marketplace. Read More
Cucurbits
October 27, 2016
9 Melon Varieties To Keep In Mind
View some of the latest watermelon and cantaloupe varieties making an impact on the market. Read More
Crop Protection
October 25, 2016
Vegetable Grafting Facility Gears Up For…
The Tri-Hishtil vegetable grafting facility in North Carolina hopes to double grafted plant production by next year. Read More
Cucurbits
October 8, 2016
Georgia Whitefly Populations Explode, Tr…
Researcher says growers must be up-to-date on spray programs. Read More
Cucurbits
October 8, 2016
3,100 Pounds Of Marijuana Hidden In Cucu…
U.S. Customs and Border Protection made the discovery at the Otay Mesa cargo port in California. Read More
Crop Protection
October 3, 2016
Take Control Of Cucumber Beetles
Tactics to manage the pest of cucurbits include proper scouting, trap cropping, plus cultural and chemical controls. Read More
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September 25, 2016
10 Cantaloupe And Melon Varieties You Ne…
Browse this slideshow for more information on 10 cantaloupe and melon varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading Read More
Cucurbits
September 21, 2016
Don’t Let White Grubs Gobble Up Yo…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this pest. Read More
Crop Protection
September 6, 2016
Purdue Entomologist Receives USDA Grant …
The goal of the research team is to help growers of cucurbits achieve effective pest control while protecting honeybees and other beneficial pollinating insects. Read More
Cucurbits
July 22, 2016
California Cantaloupe Growers To Celebra…
The Golden State’s cantaloupes are now in peak production from major areas in the San Joaquin Valley. Read More
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July 21, 2016
Study Shows Buckwheat Can Help Stifle Sq…
Unique cover crop choice attracts beneficial bugs, increasing pollination prospects and reducing insect threats. Read More
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July 18, 2016
Early Infection Of Downy Mildew Confirme…
The pathogen has been confirmed in Michigan cucumbers in Bay County for the 2016 season. Read More