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The Cucumbers Pumpkins Marrows and other Cucurbits ebook will provide you with a guide in everything that you will need to know about these very useful plants. Learn more about the different and sometimes unusual varieties that are available of these plants. This is the complete guide to this plant family as each section will provide you with the ideal growing conditions, culture, planting, pest and disease problems, harvest, varieties and some great ways to eat the fruit.

Cucurbits are plants that belong to the family ‘Cucurbitaceae’. This is a particularly important family of plants which includes a wide range of vegetables and other useful plants as well as environmentally significant plants. At one extreme, in some circumstances, cucurbits play an important role in soil stabilisation. At the other extreme, some cucurbits are considered to be serious weeds.

Pages: 75
Pictures: 109
ISBN: 978-0-9942948-8-3


Table of Contents
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CHAPTER 1 BOTANY, SCOPE AND NATURE OF CUCURBITS
Distinguishing Characteristics
Scope
Use of Common Names
Significant Cucurbitaceae Genera
Other Useful Species
Subspecies

CHAPTER 2 GROWING CUCURBITS
Ways of Growing Cucurbits
Preparing Soil
Planting Seeds or Seedlings
Watering and Feeding
Pests and Diseases
Weeds
Fruiting

CHAPTER 3 CUCUMBERS
Growing Conditions
Culture
Planting
Pest and Disease Problems
Harvest
Varieties
Ways to Eat Cucumbers

CHAPTER 4 PUMPKIN AND SQUASH
Growing Conditions
Culture
Planting
Pest and Disease Problems
Harvest
Varieties
Ways to Eat Pumpkin and Squash

CHAPTER 5 MARROWS AND COURGETTES
Growing Conditions
Culture
Planting
Pest and Disease Problems
Harvest
Varieties
Ways to Eat Marrows and Courgette

CHAPTER 6 MELONS
Growing Conditions
Culture
Planting
Pest and Disease Problems of Melons
Harvest
Varieties
Ways to Eat Melons

APPENDIX

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