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cucurbit

(ku-ker'bit) [L. cucurbita, gourd]
Cupping glass.
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Cucurbit flowers are equipped with either stamens or pistils.
Cucurbits - which, botanically speaking, are fruits - include all types of squash and pumpkins, as well as all types of melons and cucumbers.
University of California, Davis, California -- $175,000 to study the incidence and origin of new viruses in multiple virus resistant cucurbits.
Cucurbits, pepper, eggplant, legumes and other vegetables:
Few vegetables can turn a food garden into a jungle faster than the cucurbits - squash and melon family members.
Polyoxin D zinc salt is a novel, broad spectrum fungicide with proven efficacy against Alternaria leaf blight and early blight, Botrytis, powdery mildew and other diseases on grapes, strawberries, cucurbits, fruiting and leafy vegetables, potatoes, citrus and other crops.
Containing the active ingredient cyazofamid, RANMAN is active at all stages of the disease life cycle to protect against downy mildew, late blight and diseases caused by Oomycetes and Pythium in cucurbits, potatoes, brassicas, lettuce, carrots and other crops.
For above-ground veg such as beans, cucurbits and toms, grow in a greenhouse and ensure the plants and fruits are carefully supported.
Squashes, pumpkins, marrows, courgettes and gourds are all cucurbits although there is not much precision about which species is which except, that the first two are generally regarded as American.
The yam and sweet potato provided a model for cultivating the Solanum potato, and the gourd for the cucurbits.