OMAFRA Vegetables - Cucurbits: Cucumber, Muskmelon, Watermelon, Pumpkin, Squash

| News & Alerts | Crop Management | Pest Management | Food Safety |
| Harvest & Postharvest | Business & Innovation | Weather & Climate |
| Environmental Stewardship | Specialists & Services | Vegetable Statistics |
| Tools & Additional Resources |

News & Alerts



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Crop Management

| Managing the Crop | Soil, Fertility & Crop Nutrition | Irrigation | Organic |

Managing the crop

Growing the crop, transplants, season extension and more. Recommended resources:

Soil, Fertility & Crop Nutrition

With field vegetables, it all starts with the soil. You can find the dirt on soil, fertilizer recommendations, and more on these OMAFRA index pages:

Recommended soil, fertility & crop nutrition resources:


Browse these pages for information on organic production, certification, and the business side of organic agriculture:

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Pest Management

| Pest Management - General | Diseases & Disorders | Insects | Nematodes |
| Weeds | Pesticide Safety |

Find information on cucurbit pest management in the recommended resources, below:

Pest management

General - recommended resources:

Diseases & disorders

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Pesticide Safety

Food Safety

These index pages will get you to the information you need:

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Harvest & Postharvest

Find information on harvest, cooling, storage, grading, inspection, and postharvest issues in the recommended resources below:

Business & Innovation

Sharpen your pencil and browse OMAFRA's business and innovation resources:

Business Planning

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Marketing & Value Added

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Farm Programs

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Weather & Climate

You can't control the weather, but you can be prepared. And it's always a good topic of conversation.

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Environmental Stewardship

You can find lots of information on these index pages:

Recommended environmental stewardship resources:

Specialists & Services

Vegetable Statistics

Tools & Additional Resources

For your library or the seat of your pickup truck:

Additional online resources:


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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 29 June 2009
Last Reviewed: 25 January 2016