Cucurbita pepo

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Synonyms for Cucurbita pepo

a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds

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The model LA=4.77+0.61[W.sup.2] was also tested, as proposed for squash (Cucurbita pepo L.) 'Afrodite' by ROUPHAEL et al.
(2007) indicate that up to 60% forage silage ration can be replaced by pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) without negative effects on gain weight of buffaloes; however, further studies evaluating the use of pumpkin in the diet of animals are necessary.
Lois, Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.) seed oil as an alternative feedstock for the production of biodiesel in Greece.
The seeds of Cucurbita pepo were collected in September 2017 from Manipal, Karnataka, India.
Also, terpenoids and phenolics were previously reported in Aframomum alboviolaceum [16], Cucurbita pepo [28, 29], Physalisperuviana [30], Raphia hookeri [31, 32], and Tristemma hirtum [33].
In 2002, Dvorkin et al, conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled, 1 -year trial examining the effect of pumpkin seeds (Cucurbita pepo), in 476 patients with lower urinary tract symptoms and benign prostate hypertrophy.
The planting of green curtains is not just for the benefit of environment, but also contributes to a balanced diet: Although green curtains are mostly made up of Goya and morning glory plants, other plants such as passion fruit, beans, climbing okra and Japanese baby pumpkins (Cucurbita Pepo) are also used.
grandis and to estimate a time period required for a phytosanitary cold treatment in zucchini squash, Cucurbita pepo L.
Another study aimed at evaluating the hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effects of doses of Cucurbita pepo peel extracting male diabetic mice, whose results indicated pumpkin significantly reduced LDL, triglycerides, increased HDL, and reduced glucose levels as compared with the control group [21].
In the case of Cucurbitaceae seeds that are used in oil production (especially Cucurbita pepo, but also Citrullus lanatus), the residual oil cake resulting from the seed oil pressing is first ground and then defatted, following the same procedures as described above [10, 19].
And most of what Americans call "pumpkins" are part of the cucurbita pepo species.
Healthy gherkins and other plant species i.e., Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.), Ash gourd (Benincasa hispida Thumb.), Ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula L.), Bush squash (Cucurbita pepo var.