Squash Plants


Anonymous added on September 17, 2011 | Answered

I added moldy bread to my compost. After adding the compost to my vegetable garden, powdery mildew showed up on the squash. Did the bread mold cause the powdery mildew?

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    Answered on September 18, 2011

    No, this did not cause the powdery mildew. It is caused by a fungus and quite common on squash plants. These articles will help:

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