Winter Squash Production Resources

Publication Date: 
12/24/2014
It is difficult to find information on winter squash production and storage. This page aggregates resources relevant to Oregon winter squash growers.

Production and Storage

2016 Kabocha/Buttercup and Long Storing Squash Production and Storage Trials.  Alex Stone, Jenny Wetzel, Gabby Boyer, Madison Goforth, Lane Selman and Tim Wastell, 2016

2015 OSU Kabocha/buttercup production and storage trial results. Alex Stone, Jenny Wetzel, Taz Thenell, Gabby Boyer, Lane Selman and Tim Wastell, 2015

Maximizing Yield & Eating Quality in Winter Squash, Brent Loy, Univ. of NH 2011

Managing Winter Squash for Fruit Quality & Storage  Brent Loy, Univ. of NH 2009

Eating Quality in Winter Squashes & Pumpkins - Johnny's Seeds

Winter squash storage rots and their management. Alex Stone and Lane Selman. OSU 2014

Production guide for organic cucumbers and squash. Cornell University. NYS IPM Pub. No. 135. 2014

Winter squash storage trial research report. OSU Malheur Experiment Station, Ontario OR. 1992

 

Old experiment station bulletins and papers on winter squash storage - some real gems!

Buttercup squash: its origin and use. North Dakota Experiment Station Bulletin. 1932

Hubbard squash in storage. Vermont Experiment Station Bulletin. 1925

Systematic study of squashes and pumpkins. Iowa Experiment Station Bulletin. 1927

Storage of hubbard squash. New Hampshire Experiment Station Bulletin. 1947

The effect of curing and storage on chemical composition and taste acceptability of winter squash. Dept. of Vegetable Crops, Cornell. 1963.

Differences in the composition of the fruits of cucurbita varieties at different ages in relation to culinary use. J. Ag. Research 71(3). 1945.

 

Culinary Uses

Eatwintersquash.com

Winter squash primer.  Luna Cafe.  http://thelunacafe.com/fresh-primers/winter-squash/

A visual guide to winter squash. Epicurious. http://www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/seasonalcooking/farmtotable/vis...

 

 

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Disease and related disorder management, Fresh Market Vegetable Production, Organic Vegetable Production, Willamette Valley, Harvesting, Storage, Variety trials, Vegetable production, Squashes