Cucurbits Stories

Cucurbits
February 13, 2015
Watermelons Trending In Central Florida
Wimauma-based grower says meeting plant needs essential in strong production. Read More
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January 15, 2015
How To Be Successful Using Grafted Vegetable Plants
University of Arizona researcher offers advice on purchasing commercially grafted plants, pitfalls to avoid, and an update on the latest technology. Read More
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January 6, 2015
New Tools To Guide Harvesting Long Shelflife Melons
Sakata Seed America debuts a new how-to harvesting video and new “At-A-Glance” harvesting stages chart. Read More
Cucurbits
December 25, 2014
Stop Tobacco Streak Virus From Taking Hold Of Your Vegetables
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
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December 19, 2014
New Product Takes Aim At Nematodes
NIMITZ receives EPA and Florida registrations. Read More
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December 3, 2014
Problematic Pathogens In Melons And Watermelons
Find out how to monitor and control Phytophthora fruit rot, Fusarium wilt, and bacterial fruit blotch. Read More
Cucurbits
October 30, 2014
New Watermelon Planting Program For The Southeast U.S.
Sakata seeking to make regional impact by providing in-demand material through several local producers. Read More
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October 27, 2014
11 Cool Cucurbits For Florida’s Climate
Leading vegetable seed companies highlight high-performance selections for growers in the Sunshine State. Read More
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October 25, 2014
Fight Phytophthora Blight Of Cucurbits
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
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October 16, 2014
6 Juicy Watermelon Selections For The Sunshine State
Leading vegetable seed companies highlight a half dozen high-performance varieties for Florida producers. Read More
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October 6, 2014
A Soldier Reveals How He Executed “Operation Cantaloupe”
The cantaloupe “mission” is a reminder of the importance of brand recognition.  Read More
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October 6, 2014
Orange-Fleshed Melon Ripe For Beta-Carotene Analysis
Honeydew and cantaloupe appear to be comparable sources of dietary provitamin A. Read More
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September 15, 2014
14 Stand-Out Melon Varieties [Slideshow]
Browse the slideshow above for information on these exceptional melon varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Crop Protection
September 12, 2014
Nimitz Nematicide Receives EPA Approval
New product from Adama has a unique mode of action and is approved for use on a variety of vegetables. Read More
Cucurbits
September 4, 2014
20 Top-Notch Squash Varieties [Slideshow]
Browse the gallery for details on 20 squash varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
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Cucurbits
July 13, 2017
Scientists Keying in on Sweeter and Stro…
New study shows grafting can give growers an upper hand on soilborne disease threats. Read More
Cucurbits
June 20, 2017
Take Caution to Curb Cucurbit Leaf Crump…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 19, 2017
Bee-ware: New Resources Released for Nat…
New videos, webinars available during week-long observance. Read More
Crop Protection
June 7, 2017
Field Scouting Guide for Squash Powdery …
Learn how to spot and treat a pest that impacts all cucurbits. Read More
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June 6, 2017
Scientists Zone in on Precision Weed Con…
Surgically placed fumigants at the base of promising pest management method for vegetable growers. Read More
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April 19, 2017
Alternaria Leaf Spot Awareness Can Save …
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this malady. Read More
Crop Protection
March 10, 2017
Nematicide Now Available in California, …
Velum One from Bayer also suppresses foliar diseases, increases yields. Read More
Cucurbits
March 8, 2017
How Steam Helps Remove Pathogens on Cant…
The technique also may effectively sanitize watermelons, honeydews, cucumbers, and baby carrots. Read More
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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October 8, 2016
Georgia Whitefly Populations Explode, Tr…
Researcher says growers must be up-to-date on spray programs. Read More