Purdue University Logo
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
 
Horticulture Home Page
Agriculture Home Page
Purdue Home Page
Blackboard
HORT410 Home Page
Introduction
Asparagus
Carrots
Celery
Cole Crops
Cucumbers
Eggplants
Lettuce
Muskmelon
Okra
Onion
Peas & Beans
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Squash
Sweet Corn
Sweetpotato
Tomatoes
Watermelons
Squash, Pumpkins & Gourds - HORT410 - Vegetable Crops

Introductory Notes
  • Squash, Pumpkins and Gourds - Notes

    Botany & Genetics
  • Cucurbita maxima Duchesne, Cucurbita mixta Pang., Cucurbita moschata (Duchesne) Poir., Cucurbita pepo L., Cucurbitaceae, Pumpkin, Squash (PURDUE)
  • Squash, Gourd, and Pumpkin (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)
  • Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative (NCSU)
  • Cucurbitaceae (HAWAII)
  • Cucurbitaceae (Images) (TAMU)

    Production Guides
  • Summer Squash Production (NCSU)
  • Zucchini and Summer Squash (ORST)
  • Squash, Gourd, and Pumpkin (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)
  • Pumpkin and Winter Squash (ORST)
  • Pumpkin and Squash Production in California (UCDAVIS)
  • Growing Pumpkins and Winter Squash (NCSU)
  • 2009 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide - Squash (Summer and Winter) and Pumpkins (OSU) [pdf]
  • ID-56: Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2003 - Squash and Pumpkin (PURDUE) [pdf]
  • Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production (NCSU)
  • Growing Gourds (NCSU)

    Home Garden
  • Pumpkin, Naked-Seeded (UFL)
  • Growing Squash and Pumpkins in the Home Garden (OSU)
  • Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden (OSU)
  • Growing and Curing Gourds in the Home Garden (OSU)

    Pollination
  • Cucumber Pollination (NCSU)
  • 2009 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide - Pollination (OSU) [pdf]

    Budgets
  • 1999 Commercial Pumpkins Production Budget (OSU)
  • Costs and Returns for Pumpkin, Per Acre (Integrated Crop Management, Northeastern United States, 1996) (RUTGERS)
  • Costs of Production for Pumpkins, Per Acre (Organic Production Practices, Northeastern United States, 1996) (RUTGERS)

    U.S. Standards
  • United States Standards for Grades of Summer Squash (USDA-AMS) [pdf]
  • United States Standards for Grades of Fall and Winter Type Squash and Pumpkin (USDA-AMS) [pdf]

    Integrated Pest Management
  • IPM Guidelines for Cucurbits in California (UCDAVIS)
  • Cucurbit Crops IPM (UIUC)

    Insects
  • Kentucky Pumpkin Integrated Pest Management Grower Manual (UKY) [pdf]
  • Cucurbit Insect Management (PURDUE) [pdf]
  • The Squash Vine Borer (NCSU)
  • Squash Vine Borer (OSU)
  • Squash Vine Borer (KSU)
  • Squash Vine Borer and Squash Bug (UKY)
  • Squash Bug (KSU)
  • Crop Knowledge Master: Luffa (HAWAII)
  • Crop Knowledge Master: Squash (HAWAII)
  • Crop Knowledge Master: Pumpkin (HAWAII)
  • Crop Knowledge Master: Zucchini (HAWAII)

    Diseases & Disorders
  • Cucurbit Disorders - A Guide to the Identification of Common Problems (TAMU)
  • Diseases Primarily of Cucurbits (NCSU)
  • Bacterial Wilt of Cucumbers and Muskmelons (KSU)
  • Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits (NODAK)
  • Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits "Signature Symptoms"(CORNELL)
  • Life Cycle of Bacterial Wilt Caused by Erwinia tracheiphila (CORNELL)
  • Anthracnose of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Assorted Foliar Diseases of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Powdery Mildew of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Scab of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Fusarium Diseases of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Gummy Stem Blight (CORNELL)
  • Phytophthora Blight of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Cantaloupe, Cucumber, Squash, Pumpkin and Crenshaw Diseases (TAMU)
  • Powdery Mildew of Vegetables (UFL)
  • Anthracnose of Cucurbits (NCSU)
  • Gummy Stem Blight and Phoma Blight of Cucurbits (NCSU)
  • Gummy Stem Blight and Black Rot of Cucurbits (OSU)
  • Phytophthora Blight of Pepper and Cucurbits (OSU)
  • Virus Diseases of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Plant Viruses Online: Known Susceptibilities of Cucurbitaceae (UIDAHO)

    Societies and Organizations
  • American Gourd Society

    Google
    www www.hort.purdue.edu
  • David Rhodes
    Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
    Horticulture Building
    625 Agriculture Mall Drive
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010
    Last Update: 02/18/09