Squash Plants
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squash plants keep dying

marvincolvin added on May 22, 2012 | Answered

My plants start off fine then one day they wilth and die. The stem at the ground and below is dead. No sign of vine borers but may be missing something. I've been spraying with insecticide regularly.

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Nikki
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Answered on May 23, 2012

Vine borers are the most common reason for these plants dying, so it likely vine borers that killed the squash. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/squash-pests-identifying-and-preventing-squash-vine-borer.htm

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