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I have several zucchini, a couple of new (to me) squash calls golden egg squash, and they are producing like crazy.  Then there is my one crook neck squash, and it is pretty small. It starts to grow squash that gets about 2 inches  long, and dies. It doesn't get brown, or fall off, it just seems to stop growing, and after awhile it will start to shrivel.  It doesn't make any sense.  I started it from seed like the other squash, it is in the same bed as the zucchini that is doing amazing.  Same soil, same amount of water, compost tea.  It just doesn't make any sense.  I'm going to give it a little more time, and if it doesn't get better, I think I will pull it out.  I would love to hear your thoughts. Thanks.
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I may be wrong, but it sounds like a pollination problem.  If it got pollinated enough to start the process but the pollen was unable to make seeds it would abort the fruit. Try pollinating one by hand several days in a row, and see what happens. Use the other squash as pollinators so you can determine if this one plant is male sterile.
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