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any plant of the family Cucurbitaceae

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Anastrepha grandis (Macquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is endemic to the lowland Andean region of South America and considered a quarantine pest of cucurbits by most tropical and subtropical countries outside of the infested region.
Even if not transferred via papaya seeds, seeds of cucurbits or other hosts may show a role in the epidemiology of the disease.
Cucurbit flowers are equipped with either stamens or pistils.
Dumas de Vaulx, "Obtention of haploid plants induced by irradiated pollen in watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)," Cucurbit Genetic Cooperative, vol.
LIKE all cucurbit seeds, courgette seeds are a flat oval shape and should normally be sown in a heated environment in mid-late April, ready for planting outdoors in early June.
Soil bed system is an age-old system of cultivation of pointed gourd as that of other cucurbit crops.
(1998) detected CMV ZYMV and WMV in cucurbit crops in the Black Sea region by using symptomatology and biological tests.
It is the only tephritid species in India that is uniformly widespread, attacking a large array of cucurbit fruits.
In Pakistan, various economically important cucurbit crops are produced annually during summer, and of these, watermelon assumes to be highly significant with enriched protein, carotenoids and lycopean with an antioxidant potential (Edwards et al., 2003; Melger et al., 2008).
Area growers and other experts say recent steady rains have left some pumpkin vines, as well as other species of the Cucurbit family, covered in powdery mildew.
Wayadande is using the monitor to study how squash bugs transmit Serratia marcescens, the bacterium that causes cucurbit yellow vine disease, to watermelon and other cucurbits.