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pe·po

 (pē′pō)
n. pl. pe·pos
The fruit of any of various related plants, such as the cantaloupe, watermelon, cucumber, squash, pumpkin, and melon, having a hard or leathery rind, fleshy pulp, and numerous flattened seeds.

[Latin pepō, a kind of melon, from Greek pepōn, ripe; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.]

pepo

(ˈpiːpəʊ)
n, pl -pos
(Plants) the fruit of any of various cucurbitaceous plants, such as the melon, squash, cucumber, and pumpkin, having a firm rind, fleshy watery pulp, and numerous seeds
[C19: from Latin: pumpkin, from Greek pepōn edible gourd, from peptein to ripen]

pe•po

(ˈpi poʊ)

n., pl. -pos.
the characteristic fruit of plants of the gourd family, having a fleshy, many-seeded interior and a hard or firm rind, as the gourd, melon, and cucumber.
[1700–10; < Latin pepō large melon, pumpkin < Greek pépōn, short for pépōn (síkyos) ripe (gourd)]
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Key Words: quarantine treatment; phytosanitation; South American cucurbit fly; Cucurbita pepo
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Usually they're cucurbita moschata or cucurbita maxima, as the pepo species is often too mild and watery.
From left, Pepo Puch of Austria, Stinna Den Kaastrup of Denmark and Great Britain's Lee Pearson celebrate with Silver, Bronze and Gold medals
Microsatellites for the genus Cucurbita and an SSR-based genetic linkage map of Cucurbita pepo L.
Oilseed pumpkins are Cucurbita pepo, the species that includes zucchini, summer squash, acorn squash and many pumpkins.
Il rapporto tra allievo e maestro e il tema fondamentale del primo dei sei capitoli de Le forme del visibile, e non a caso ne permea l'inizio, perche un'introduzione ha quasi il dovere di indicare e dirigere l'attenzione verso cio che verra sviluppato in seguito e questo compito, capire e conoscere Giorgio Bassani, e impossibile senza un'attenzione privilegiata all'educazione dell'autore de Il romanzo di Ferrara, al suo culto del maestro, dei maestri; sarebbe corne leggere Aristotele ignorando la sua relazione con Platone, o penetrare Giotto non curandosi di quella con Cenni di Pepo.
What is the common name for Cucurbita pepo of the gourd family?
The plant species in the Quran are: Alhagi maurorum, Allium cepa, Allium sativum, Brassica nigra, Cinamoumon Camphor, Cucumis sativus, Cucurbita pepo, Ficus carica, Lens culinaris Medic, Musa sapientum, Ocimum basilicum, Olea europaea, Phoenix dactylifera, Punica granatum, Salvadora persica, Tamarix aphylla, Vitis vinifera, Zingiber officinale and Ziziphus spina_christi [2].
Today, in some parts of the world, and even at the heart of progressive Europe, being a Jew is becoming dangerous again," said Pepo Levi, President of the Managing Board of the Fund of the Holocaust of the Jews from Macedonia.
For example, Cucurbita pepo submitted to priming at relatively high temperatures presented lower thermal requirements for germination than seeds primed at lower temperatures (Zehtab-Salmasi, 2006).