The popularity of pumpkins reaches well beyond fall harvest time. The number of pumpkin varieties available to grow offers producers a bounty to choose from. But which of these colorful cucurbits are right for your crop portfolio and customers? Scan the photo gallery above for several fresh choices from leading seed breeders and distributors.
Disease Abbreviation Key
HR: High resistance
IR: Intermediate resistance
PM: Powdery mildew
Px: Powdery mildew Podosphaeria xanthii (ex, Sphaerotheca fuliginea)
Sf: Powdery mildew caused by S. fuliginea