I am having a repeated problem with my transplanted cucumbers and squash. The base of the plants are shriveling up a few days after being transplanted. The leaves stay green for a while but the base dries up and the plant finally dies. I don't know why. . . any idea how to prevent this?
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They could be suffering from wilt. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cucumber/bacterial-wilt-cucumbers.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/signs-and-treatments-of-squash-wilt.htm