cucurbit


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cucurbit

(ku-ker'bit) [L. cucurbita, gourd]
Cupping glass.
See: cupping
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It is considered a regulated pest of cucurbits by most tropical and subtropical countries where it does not occur.
In Pakistan the virus was reported 2004 in Cucurbits grown throughout the North-West Frontier Province (Now KPK) of Pakistan as summer and winter crops (Ali et al., 2004).
Cucurbit plants when they first bloom often produce only male flowers.
Sauton, "Haploid gynogenesis in Cucumis sativus induced by irradiated polen," Cucurbit Genetic Cooperative, vol.
In fact, recent studies indicate that the AFLP markers obtained with EcoRI/MseI enzymes in tomato [Lycopersicon spp.] are mainly clustered in the centromeres (Bonnema et al., 2002), although it is not clear if this effect also occurs in other vegetables such as cucurbits (Wang et al., 1997).
The sample was determined by DAS-ELISA to be devoid of other cucurbit viruses including PRSV ZYMV CMV squash mosaic virus (SqMV) and cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus (CABYV).
Availability of cucurbit crops throughout the world range more than 26 thousand hectors and of these, watermelon accounts for more than 70%, both in open fields and system using hybrid cultivators from green houses, covered with polyethylene to reduce any chance of contamination (Doherty and Mizelles, 2001).
13, 2009, the patent office formally rejected Siegers' 25 claims on cucurbit warts.
Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Reports, v.15, p.62-64, 1992.