All of my zucchini and yellow squash have been affected, and I have no clue what this is. All have the same characteristic split open root at the base and yellow dryness. Please help, it's my first time gardening.
All My Squash and Zucchinis Are Affected
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While stem split is common and usually due to extreme temperature changes and uneven watering, it never hurts to check for signs of pests, especially since they can penetrate the plant through these splits. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/squash-pests-identifying-and-preventing-squash-vine-borer.htm