yellow squash

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Noun1.yellow squash - any of various squash plants grown for their yellow fruits with somewhat elongated necks
yellow squash - squash having yellow skin and yellowish flesh and usually elongated neck
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
2.yellow squash - squash having yellow skin and yellowish flesh and usually elongated neckyellow squash - squash having yellow skin and yellowish flesh and usually elongated neck
summer squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
crookneck, crookneck squash, summer crookneck - yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
yellow squash - any of various squash plants grown for their yellow fruits with somewhat elongated necks
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The sunny burst of ubiq--uitous yellow crookneck squash in gardens and farmers markets is a welcome sign of summer.
Mauck and colleagues at Penn State uncovered the deception by testing yellow crookneck squash. Cotton aphids that were forced to feed on sick plants didn't reproduce as well as those eating healthy plants.
yellow crookneck squash, very thinly sliced 3 medium yellow tomatoes, cut into wedges 8 oz.
The third is colorful mixture of sliced yellow crookneck squash, red Anaheim and Fresno Chiles, and more garlic and yellow onion.
For flavor, yield, and disease and insect resistance, the old-fashioned yellow crookneck squash cannot be beat.
* Yellow crookneck squash First planted for commercial use in 1995, the Freedom II squash from Asgrow was spliced with genes from two plant viruses to build resistance to those viruses and increase yields.