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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 29 Entries.
Saturday, June 15 View Page
In the ground finally. Hoping they are planted in time . 2269 Patton, 2528 Geddes, and a 1439 Petit that I planted as a second thought and has been a beast out of the gates..... Bring on this yearís Pumpkin Derby Weighoff!
Saturday, June 15 View Page
My wife Hollyís patch. She is going with a 2261 Wallace and the 2152 Gantner.
Sunday, June 30 View Page
The drip irrigation project is complete. The 2152 (background) and the 2261 (foreground) are happy.
Sunday, June 30 View Page
Patch number 2 with irrigation complete. 2269 Paton (foreground), 2528 Geddes (middle), and 1439 Petit (2145xself) in background.
Wednesday, July 17 View Page
Front leaves turning light green
Sunday, August 4 View Page
Hollyís Patch Sprouted 5/23, planted 6/15 . Fighting fusarium but plants are still growing.
Sunday, August 4 View Page
My Patch. In late, pollinating now. Hopefully a big finish.....
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Iím asking for help. I donít know what my plants have that is causing this or what, if anything I can do to cure it. I have had soil and tissue disease tests done by Western but they are inconclusive at best. Iím going to post pictures here plus reports and then a post for help in General Discussion. Thank you in advance for your help!
Saturday, August 10 View Page
I have 5 plants in two patches that are 60 feet from each other.
Saturday, August 10 View Page
The photos are from all five plants that are affected, not from one plant.
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Everything I pollinate aborts in the first few days
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Stunted growth, deformed females....
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Western Lab conclusions from testing my soil. I applied azoxy.
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Western Labs conclusion from testing my plant tissues for disease
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Western Labs test results from tissue test for nutrients
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Looks like mosaic but Western says not cucumber mosaic .....
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Western Labs testing my tissue and telling me I donít have cucumber mosaic
Saturday, August 10 View Page
Western Labs after telling me cucumber mosaic test was negative, reviewing the photos I sent, then telling me it looks like cucumber mosaic...
Saturday, August 10 View Page
What my leaves looked like on July 19th ....
Saturday, August 10 View Page
My leaves on July 17th
Saturday, August 10 View Page
July 17th leaves
Sunday, August 18 View Page
Update to everyone who helped me with my issues. The plants that were stunted and deformed have now rebounded. It was spray drift from Pasture Pro (2,4-D) . Mosaic virus came back negative. I sincerely appreciate everyone who helped me , particularly Rick Jolivette who has been amazing. I lost about a month, and am trying to set some to salvage my season.....
Sunday, August 18 View Page
Here is a view of my patch( 3 plants) a two week progression. Leaves are back green and growing well. Females were horribly deformed two weeks ago, new ones are more normal looking. Hopefully get some pumpkins set, and have a few for The Pumpkin Derby......
Sunday, August 18 View Page
This photo shows the struggle of spray drift. The right side of the 2528 Geddes that was affected by the 2,4-D and the left side is green and huge leaves is as it grew out of it.
Sunday, August 18 View Page
Busy trying to get a couple pumpkins set. Iím pollinating many more than normal because the 2,4-D made any I pollinated abort in the first few days.8 in this picture from 2528 growing to right and 1439 growing left.
Sunday, August 18 View Page
Finally. Hollyís Patch has one set on her 2261 Wallace that appears to be on its way.....
Thursday, August 29 View Page
2269 Paton 10 DAP 27Ē. It is 50í on the main. Hopefully a good spot.

 

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