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cucurbit

(ku-ker'bit) [L. cucurbita, gourd]
Cupping glass.
See: cupping
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Begomoviruses infecting cucurbits: The major cucurbitaceous crops cultivated in Costa Rica are squash, pumpkin, melon, and watermelon.
Cucurbit downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis): Biology, ecology, epidemiology, host-pathogen interaction and control.
The bitterness is bred out of domesticated cucurbits. But sometimes insects moving from one field to another cross-pollinate a cultivated plant with a wild or ornamental one.
(Lepidoptera: Crambidae), is a serious pest in the southeastern United States where it feeds on cucurbit foliage (Fulton 1947; Dupree et al.
Anthracnose of cucurbits. Plant Pathology Extension, Collage of agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University, 1991.
Cucurbits have been reported to be infected with as many as 60 plant viruses worldwide (Nameth et al., 1986; Provvidenti, 1996; Zitter et al., 1996; Lecoq and Desbiez, 2012), at least 28 different viruses in were reported in Mediterranean region (Lecoq and Desbiez, 2012) and 15 of which were reported in Saudi Arabia (Al-Shahwan, 2003).
Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) are especially sensitive to the type of downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis) that affects other cucurbits, including melons, pumpkins and squash.