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cucurbit

(ku-ker'bit) [L. cucurbita, gourd]
Cupping glass.
See: cupping
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Cucurbit flowers are equipped with either stamens or pistils.
Away from the Midwest, maize and the weedy domesticates' presence varies, although cucurbit remains are commonly reported.
Product /Acre with applications made before or immediately after first disease symptoms and provides control of several oomycete diseases, such as late blight of potatoes and tomatoes, Phytophthora blight of pepper and other vegetables, and downy mildew in grapes and cucurbit vegetables among others.
It causes severe direct losses by damaging cucurbit fruits and vegetables but has also indirect economic implications in view of its quarantine status as the fly's presence seriously interferes with the international marketing of these agricultural commodities.
Cucurbit is becoming continuously used as a general term for all taxa in the family [2].
Much of our country's popular cucurbit crops, like cantaloupe and honeydew, are grown in California's Imperial Valley and nearby Yuma, Arizona.
Seeing this, I started planting clusters of anise hyssop into corners of the garden where it could attract the bees I needed to pollinate cucurbit blooms.
Additional evidence for early cucurbit use in the northern Eastern Woodlands east of the Allegheny Front, American Antiquity 62: 523-37.
For this look create opportunities for training in the exchange of knowledge, rescue and recovery of traditional crops cucurbit seeds, maize, peanuts, sweet potatoes; contribute to the production, distribution and promotion of healthy food consumption of environmentally-friendly food in its territory; and forming an association of family, traditional seed multipliers farmers.