Cucumis sativus


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Noun1.Cucumis sativus - a melon vine of the genus CucumisCucumis sativus - a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
cuke, cucumber - cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons
melon vine, melon - any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers
Cucumis, genus Cucumis - cucumbers; muskmelons
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The effect of selected sex steroids on plant morphology, flowering and sex expression in Cucumis sativus cultivar Kmicic F1 was investigated.
leucocephala aqueous extract, through the antioxidative enzymes analysis, along with the germination and early growth of the Cucumis sativus (cucumber), due to its characteristic bioindicator species, which presents fast and uniform germination, besides expressing phytotoxicity results even in low concentrations.
The vegetable samples collected for this study were Solanum tuberosum (potato), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Allium cepa (onion), Brassica compastris (mustard), Abelmoschus esculanta (lady finger), Colocasia esculenta (taro), Coriandrum annum (coriander), Allium sativum (garlic), Spinacia oleracea (spinach), Lycopersicum esculentum (tomato), Capsicum annum (chilli), Daucus carota (carrot) and Cucumis sativus (cucumber).
The composition contains zinc oxide, octinoxate, a-arbutin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, water, ascorbic acid; bis-vinyl dimethicone copolymer; camellia sinensis leaf (green tea) extract; C13-14 isoparaffin, caprylic/ capric triglyceride, cucumis sativus fruit extract, cyclomethicone, dimethicone, ethylhexylglycerin, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, glycrrhiza glabra extract, helianthus annuus oil, laureth-7, niacinamide, parfum, PEG-100 stearate, phenoxyethanol, polyacrylamide, polysorbate-20, punica granatum extract and tocopheryl acetate.
The study was carried out in a small scale Cucumis sativus (cucumber) farm located in Idim Afia village in Eket Local Government area.
Cucumbers are scientifically known as Cucumis sativus and belong to the same botanical family as melons (including watermelon and cantaloupe) and squashes (including summer squash, winter squash, zucchini, and pumpkin).
Yes, a whole seven days of the whole nation eating nothing but Lactuca sativa, Raphanus sativa, Cucumis sativus (sativus, sativa just mean 'cultivated') and Solanum lycopersicum - now there's a mouth full
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).
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.
The plant species which are tested for host range are Cajanus cajan, Capsicum annuum, Chenopodium amaranticolor, Cicer arietinum, Cucumis sativus, Cucurbita pepo, Glycine max, Lycopersicon esculentum, Nicotiana glutinosa, N.