I anticipate using this dried zucchini in soups or stews. We’ll see what more I can think of in the dead of winter… Drying zucchini makes it sweeter, almost tropical in flavor.
[stub] Botanical Information Taxonomy History Physical Description Varieties & Cultivars Categories or Types of Summer Squash Colors Available Varieties (link to ../category/cultivars/tag/Summer Squash) Growth Requirements Climate & Temperature Requirements Air Temperature Soil Temperature Humidity Day Length or Light Requirements Site Conditions Favored Soil Requirements Soil Texture pH Nutrient Requirements Propagation Methods of propagation Seed Division […]
The seedcorn maggot (Delia platura) is a pest that eats seeds and seedlings, and is prevalent in the spring after a wet period. It is in the same genus as the cabbage maggot, and looks the same. It is also known as the larva of the bean seed fly. It is abundant in California, primarily in […]
The genus Delia is a group of flies that are pests to many agricultural crops, primarily in their larval, or maggot, stage. Many individual pest pages redirect here. Physical Description Egg eggs are small and white (~1mm) some of the species’ eggs are slightly curved with a bluntly rounded end Larva Cabbage Maggot images from Google […]
Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease that effects many types of plants, and is fairly easy to manage. It causes poor growth and lower yields, but seldom kills the plant. There are many different species of powdery mildew that cause the disease on many different species of plants. See list of species and their […]
Quick Intro Physical Description Species & Taxonomy Kingdom: Phylum: Class: Order: Family: Genus Species: Erwinia tracheiphila (only in cucurbits) Lifecycle Plants Affected Cucumbers Squash Zucchini Melons (not watermelons, though) Plants Unaffected Geographical Range Signs & Symptoms Whole Plant Leaves Flowers Fruit Roots/Tubers How to Positively Identify Treatment Prevention & Control […]
Curly Top is an insect-vectored viral disease spread by beet leafhoppers, which affects many plants. The beet leafhopper loves warm and dry weather, so that’s when infections are most severe. Species & Taxonomy Kingdom: Phylum: Class: Order: Family: Genus Species: Plants Affected beet family crops: beets, spinach, swiss chard tomato family crops: tomatoes, potatoes, tomatillos, […]