squash vine


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Noun1.squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruitssquash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
squash - edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
autumn pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo, pumpkin, pumpkin vine - a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
Cucurbita pepo melopepo, summer squash, summer squash vine - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
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
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Squash vine borers got the better of him in year one.
In other words, this won't work against squash vine borers if you plant squash in the same patch as last year.
The others prepare squash vine tendrils and snow peas and cut the paayap into short pieces the length of cigarettes.
Squash enemy #1, the squash vine borer, is the larva of a day flying moth which lays its eggs on the stem, just above the soil line.
Remember that a squash vine or tomato plant grows in a matter of weeks, produces For several days or weeks, and then dies when the first frost comes.
Sex pheromone of the female squash vine borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).
The canopy resulting when corn is companion-planted with squash or pumpkins--another indigenous practice--is believed to prevent damage by the adult squash vine borer.
Bulbous, smooth-skinned butternuts (iCucurbita moschata) get high marks among organic gardeners because the sturdy vines are naturally resistant to squash vine borers, and because squash bugs usually prefer other types of winter squash.
Burying the vine additionally limits the ability of squash vine borers--one of the most common insect pests--to lay their eggs on the plant.
Gardens are subject to a multitude of threats, including plague, pestilence, say, in the form of bean beetles, squash vine borers or deer, drought and flood.
While we might expect a rampant squash vine to produce prodigious fruit, it's a miracle every year to observe sweet orbs of melons forming on dainty vines.