Learn all you need to know about cucumbers, pumpkins, marrows and other cucurbits with this e-book. 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.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: BOTANY, SCOPE AND NATURE OF CUCURBITS
CHAPTER 2: GROWING CUCURBITS
CHAPTER 3: CUCUMBERS
CHAPTER 4: PUMPKIN AND SQUASH
CHAPTER 5: MARROWS AND COURGETTES
CHAPTER 6: MELONS
About the Author:
John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup’n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA
John Mason has had over 35 years experience in the fields of Horticulture, Recreation, Education and Journalism. He has extensive experience both as a public servant, and as a small business owner. John has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to magazine editor.
John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over thirty five books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing).