Introducing 'The Great Pumpkin Project'

Thank you all for contributing your observations so far! We are looking forward to a broader launch of this project this summer. Please also visit our Student's Discover homepage for more information about the project http://studentsdiscover.org/lesson/the-great-pumpkin-project/

Posted by lshapiro lshapiro, February 02, 2017 18:31

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Cucurbita foetidissima is a keystone species in the arid grasslands of the South Plains. Have seen no evidence of squash disease affecting them. If i do i will certainly document it and add to your project.

Posted by ellen5 over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Dear Ellen,

Thank you! This is very helpful. One of the goals of the project is to get a better idea of the geographic distributions of different cucurbit diseases, as well as insects that may vector them (and the good insects that pollinate them). Any contributions of any cucurbits or any insects in any place are most welcome.

Lori

Posted by lshapiro over 3 years ago (Flag)

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