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cucurbit

(ku-ker'bit) [L. cucurbita, gourd]
Cupping glass.
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3] improves fruit yield and quality in many cucurbitaceous and other horticultural crops.
Many studies have shown that pumpkin belonging to the family Cucurbitaceous is a perennial plant and is consumed traditionally in a variety of foods such as fresh or cooked vegetables as well as also stored frozen or canned.
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.
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.
is an important and commercially popular cucurbitaceous vegetable crop which holds a very coveted position in the vegetable market.
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.
Bitter gourd is one of the most importance cucurbitaceous vegetable crop widely cultivated in Gujarat.
is one of most popular cucurbitaceous vegetable commonly cultivated in South East Asia and China (Krawinkel and Keding 2006).