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Garden Gleanings from Weed'em & Reap: Squash plants dyingPosted Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 12:27 PM
Bacterial Wilt courtesy of Cornell University
Turns out there are more blights, spots, wilts, mildews etc that can affect a squash plant than I ever thought. However, I found an excellent resource from Cornell University. Why excellent? Because it has a lot of picture examples of what they are talking about.
After you find a leaf that looks "sort of" like what you have, click on the particular cucurbit in your garden and you may see more examples, close-ups, etc.
See if this helps narrow in on the culprit. If it does, we can then pursue the solution.
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Steve Mills and his wife have one daughter and live on a farm outside of Bell Buckle. They previously owned two coffee/ice cream shops, currently operate an internet sales company and teach classes, but his primary job involves the paper industry worldwide. Hobbies and interests lie in gardening, photography, recorded music and of course, their pets.
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