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cucurbit

(ku-ker'bit) [L. cucurbita, gourd]
Cupping glass.
See: cupping
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Several studies reported that grafting influenced the plant growth and fruiting characteristics of cucurbitaceous vegetables under normal as well as stress conditions (Mohamed et al., 2012).
Reactions of some cucurbitaceous species to zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV).
The virus produced systemic symptoms viz., chlorotic lesions, severe mosaic mottling and leaf distortion on all cucurbitaceous crops except watermelon at seven to ten days after inoculation.
Higher ethylene production in Bolan-F1cultivar (Hybrid) might be due to more female flowers because female buds of cucurbitaceous plants produced greater amounts of ethylene than those produced by male buds (Robinson et al., 1968; Rudich et al., 1972; Arora et al., 1982).
PRSV-Type W was reported on cucurbitaceous plant in Brazil exhibiting symptoms of mosaic and leaf malformation were found in plants (Jadao et al., 2010).
It has been reported to damage 81 host plants and is a major pest of cucurbitaceous vegetables, particularly the bitter gourd (Momordica charantia), muskmelon (Cucumis melo), snap melon (C.
Certain foods preferred and avoided during illness: Majority of the mothers restricted dietary intake of febrile child during illness and about half (52.4%) of the mothers avoided to give fried foods but at the same time they preferred to give 'rabadf (local preparation made from millet flour and yogurt), ''Khichchadf (a semi-liquid preparation from the mixture of rice and pulses) and 'mateera' (fruits of a cucurbitaceous plant akin to water melon) to their febrile children.
L.) is an important and commercially popular cucurbitaceous vegetable crop which holds a very coveted position in the vegetable market.
From last decade host range of ToLCNDV has increased enormously, now it has been reported from potato (Usharani et al., 2004), Hibiscus cannabinus (Raj et al., 2007; Srivastava et al., 2016), papaya (Raj et al., 2008), eggplant (Pratap et al., 2011) okra (Venkataravanappa et al., 2011), and several cucurbitaceous vegetables like ivy gourd, ridge gourd, cucumber, bitter gourd, pumpkin, long melon, bottle gourd, watermelon and chayote in India (Mandal et al., 2004; Sohrab et al., 2006, 2010; Tiwari et al., 2010).
In cucurbitaceous plants, sex expression such as time of flowering, sex of flowers, number of flowers of different sexes, sex ratio, etc.