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Squash Leaves Afflicted: What is Attacking Them? :?:

I planted squash seeds in pots April 28 and grew them under a fluorescent light. I have begun leaving them outside, and today (5-16), I found that this particular plant has some sort of a disease/infestation that is affecting the corners of the leaves.
Full plant

[img]https://farm4.static.flickr.com/3399/4612164568_cef9a74bd5.jpg[/img]

Side

[img]https://farm2.static.flickr.com/1434/4611551961_994a2c50f5.jpg[/img]

[img]https://farm2.static.flickr.com/1041/4611551309_f7f767f23f.jpg[/img]

What could the reason for this be? How should I treat it?

Thanks!

Binkalette
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Hmm, that looks like my cucumbers after I potted them up into a store bought potting soil.. Apparently the 3 month fertilizer in the soil was WAY too much for my little seedlings.

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That looks like too much water to me, but I could be wrong.

EG

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The leaves have curled up more since I've taken these pictures.

How much water is too much? I have decent drainage and squash are thirsty plants, right?

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too much water they droop. its called epinasty.


curling can be lots of stuff. did you harden them off?
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