Cucumis


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Cucumis

a genus in the plant family Cucurbitaceae. The cucumbers. Contain toxic tetracyclic triterpenes which cause enteritis and diarrhea, possibly blindness in horses. Includes C. africanus, C. melo var. agrostis (C. picrocarpus, C. trigonus, Ulcardo melon), C. myriocarpus (prickly paddymelon), C. sativus.
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Physiochemical properties of cantaloupe seed oil: The oil content recovered by soxhlet extraction was calculated, as percentage difference between weight of ground seeds and the oil obtained, was 41% which was in agreement to the studies on Cucumis melo seed oil by (Fokuo et al.
Cucumis sativus plant was uprooted randomly with corresponding soil samples, and five composites from each section of the farm to give 20 plants without blemish, and 20 soil samples in the month of August, 2005.
The result of the present investigation indicates that N-Trisaccharide isolated from Cucumis prophetarum (L.
Choose Cucumis melo varieties resistant to powdery mildew for top flavor and productivity.
En Chile, se distribuye ampliamente y tiene como hospederos a Cucumis melo (Linneo, 1753), Phaseolus vulgaris (Linneo, 1753), Medicago sativa (Linneo, 1753), Prunus persica (L.
The total number of Cucumis species found in Asia and Australia is now around 25, and they branched off from their African relatives some 12 million years ago.
La depresion por endogamia no es muy notable en Cucurbitaceas (Allard, 1978), aunque se ha registrado en lineas avanzadas de pepino Cucumis sativus, ahuyama Cucurbita moschata Duch, melon Cucumis melo y sandia Citrullus lanatus (Robinson, 1999; Cardoso, 2004; Berenjl, 1986; Hallaver, 1999).
They are the bitter gourd Citrullus colocynthis, which is widespread on both sandy ground and on gravel and the wild cucumber Cucumis prophetarum found throughout the Hajar Mountains.
colocasiae infection herein was in agreement with that reported for resistant cvs of muskmelon Cucumis melo upon infection with Pseudoperonospora cubensis (Reuveni et al.
Crisp, cool and juicy, due to their high water content, the Cucumis sativus, "cuke" or cucumber, belongs to the same family as pumpkins, zucchini, watermelon and other squashes.