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04 Mar 10 Gerry (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Monica, this is usually due to poor pollination (it happens with Zucchinis too). Growing more than one plant can help or you shake the flowers or even hand pollinate with a small paintbrush once every few days (just wiggle it round inside the flower then move on to the next flower, etc).
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