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Organic Pumpkin and Winter Squash Marketing and Production



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By Janet Bachmann, updated by Katherine Adam

Published: 2003

Updated: 2010

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12 pages


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Introduction

This publication is an overview of organic production and marketing of the cucurbits (Cucurbitaceae family) commonly known as "pumpkins" or classified as "winter squash." Production includes planting and soil management, weed control, and management of insect pests and diseases, as well as post-harvest protocols. Marketing looks at culinary varieties and varieties sold as ornamentals. A resource list provides related information.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Marketing Considerations
General Production Information
Soil and Fertility
Planting
Weed Management
Pest Problems
Harvesting, Culling, Curing, and Storage
Conclusion
References
Resources

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