Dale Ila Miles Riggs, editor. A must-have for new and experienced pumpkin growers, serious gardeners, and agricultural advisors. This book covers the basics of pumpkin production as well as cutting-edge research. Twelve chapters offer practical information for preparing the field, evaluating varieties, and choosing the best cultural practices; groundbreaking insight into fruit set and pollination to help growers maximize yields; descriptions for identifying and controlling weeds, insects, diseases, and wildlife pests; ways to maintain postharvest quality; and sample budgets and marketing ideas. Over 115 color photos. 152 pages, 2003.