Cucurbita maxima


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Related to Cucurbita maxima: buttercup squash, Cucurbita moschata, Cucurbita pepo
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Noun1.Cucurbita maxima - plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rindCucurbita maxima - plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind
butternut squash - buff-colored squash with a long usually straight neck and sweet orange flesh
winter squash, winter squash plant - any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall
2.Cucurbita maxima - any of several winter squash plants producing large greyish-green football-shaped fruit with a rough warty rindCucurbita maxima - any of several winter squash plants producing large greyish-green football-shaped fruit with a rough warty rind
hubbard squash - large football-shaped winter squash with a warty grey-green rind
Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
winter squash, winter squash plant - any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall
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Amongst these species, Moringa oleifera, Hibiscus canabinum, Solanum nigrum, Cucurbita maxima and Vernonia calvoana that are used for soup, and found in relative abundance in the region were subjected to two cooking methods (boiling plus squeeze-washing and a combination of boiling in alkaline salt (kanwa) plus squeeze-washing).
Usually they're cucurbita moschata or cucurbita maxima, as the pepo species is often too mild and watery.
Efficacy of different insecticides against red pumpkin beetle, Raphidopalpa foveicollis Lucas on pumpkin, Cucurbita maxima Duchesne.
Matsumara & Nakai , Cucurbita maxima Duchesne, Cucurbita moschata Duchesne, and Cucurbita pepo L.
Punica granatum commonly known as (Anar) the roots and bark of the stem of this plant has been used as astringent (antidiarrheal) and anthelmintic plant and experimentally proved that the alcoholic extract of the stem bark of this plant inhibit the hatching of Haemonchus contortus eggs to filiform larvae, the aqueous, alcoholic and ether extract from seeds of the plant Cucurbita maxima has proved its vermifugal activity experimentally against Platyhelminthes (trematode and cestodes) and NEMA helminths (nematodes) both In Vitro as well as In Vivo trials.
Let them cure while you're eating up your fall veggies, and then eat your long-keeping Cucurbita maxima and even-longer-keeping C.
As low frequency electromagnetic fields are environmental factors through out the earth [20], the aim of the present study therefore, is to assay The effect of electromagnetic fields on biochemical and antioxidant parameter changes of Cucurbita maxima Duchesne.
Winter squash includes, but is not limited to, Cucurbita pepo (acorn, delicata, dumpling and spaghetti); Cucurbita moschata (butternut); Cucurbita maxima (kabocha, Hubbard and buttercup); and pumpkins of all kinds are included, too.