Season 2 Episode 8: Pumpkin Pollination
In this episode, Kristy sits down with OMAFRA’s Vegetable Crop Specialist, Elaine Roddy to get the buzz on the important pollinator of pumpkin and squash, the squash bee. Questions for Elaine? Contact her at email@example.com.
For more information on squash bee in Ontario, check out the following resources:
- Managing Pumpkin/Squash in Ontario to Maximize Pollination Services by Wild Bees – Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention presentation by Dr. Susan Chan
- Native Pollinators on Farms Resources – Farms At Work
Accessible format available upon request.
Music: Aspire by Scott Holmes
Episode artwork: Nigel Raine, University of Guelph
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