Winter Squash Production Resources

Production and Storage

Yield, quality and shelf life of winter squash of different ages. 1995

Effects of cultural practices on storage rots in Cucurbita

Fruit Quality in Cucurbits

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

Winter squash primer.  Luna Cafe.

A visual guide to winter squash. Epicurious.