Cucurbita pepo

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Noun1.Cucurbita pepo - a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seedsCucurbita pepo - 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
pumpkin - usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn
pumpkin seed - the edible seed of a pumpkin
Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
squash, squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
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In this sense, models have been developed for fruit trees, vegetables and ornamentals crops such as cucumber (BLANCO & FOLEGATTI, 2003; 2005; CHO et al., 2007), tomato (BLANCO & FOLEGATTI, 2003), squash (Cucurbita pepo L.) 'Afrodite' (ROUPHAEL et al., 2006), hazelnut (CRISTOFORI et al., 2007), melon (LOPESet al.,2007), favabean (PEKSEN, 2007), kiwi (MENDOZA-DE GYVES et al., 2007), small fruits (FALLOVO et al., 2008), ginger (KANDIANNAN et al., 2009), bedding plants (GIUFFRIDA et al., 2011), squash (Cucurbita moschata) 'Japonesa'(GRECCO et al., 2011), snap beans (TOEBE et al., 2012), Vitis vinifera L.
In 2016 an estimated 1.4 billion pounds of the Cucurbita pepo, or pumpkin, a member of the squash family were harvested, according to the U.S.
There are a few species of plants that contain the plants we commonly refer to as pumpkins; Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita moschata, and primarily Cucurbita pepo.
Also, in the list are Hygrophila auriculata (Indian paintbrush); Mangifera indica (Mango); Pistia stratiotes (Water lettuce); Hyphaene thebaica (Gingerbread tree); Boscia senegalensis (Senegal boscia); Ipomea asarifolia (Ginger-leaf morning glory); Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin); African locust bean tree; Bombax costatum (Silk cotton tree) and Musa acuminate (banana).
Furthermore, it has been shown that pumpkins as Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita moschata and Cucurbita pepo have antioxidant potential due to the content of carotenoids, tocopherols and polyphenols in pulp and peel (Kim et al., 2012; Lozicki et al., 2015).
muricata), colocynth (Citrullus colocynthis), African horned cucumber (Cucumis metuliferus),fig leaf gourd (Cucurbita ficifolia), pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch.ex Poir), zucchini squash (Cucurbita pepo L.), bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria Standl.), ash gourd (Benincasa hispida Cogn.), ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula Roxb.) and sponge gourd (Luffa cylindrica L.) were collected from different parts of Tamil Nadu and India.
Some of these have been investigated for the preparation of BD as well, like melon [20], Cucurbita pepo [21, 22], cantaloupe [23], and Citrullus colocynth [24] etc.
Italian zucchini (Cucurbita pepo L.) or 'abobrinha de moita' is a vegetable cultivated in almost all the Brazilian territory, especially in the Midwest and Southeast, which concentrate the highest production and consumption, particularly the Sao Paulo state.
Pumpkin or Cucurbita pepo is native to Northern Mexico and southwestern and eastern USA.