cucurbit

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any plant of the family Cucurbitaceae

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Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.) is one of the important cucurbitaceous vegetables grown in India.
Rahuman and P Venkatesan, "Larvicidal efficacy of five cucurbitaceous plant leaf extracts against mosquito species," Parasitology Research, vol.
The presence of dioecious forms in a number of Cucurbitaceous genera makes it an interesting model family to study sexual dimorphism, but the mechanism of sex determination has been studied in only a few such as Coccinia and Bryonia [4, 5].
Sadao, "Study on automation of seedlings feeding for grafting robot for cucurbitaceous vegetables (part1)-necessary accuracy for cotyledon orienting mechanism," Journal of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery, vol.
Nymphs and adults of the insect causes important damage by feeding on stems, shoots and leaves of watermelon and other Cucurbitaceous crops in early developmental stage of the crops [31].
The FFF model currently accommodates fifteen families per hectare and provides an opportunity to grow vegetables such as country beans, cucumbers and gourds (cucurbitaceous vegetables) and other creeper vegetables.
* Long, pointed seeds such as cucurbitaceous (pumpkin, squash, melon, etc) and sunflower seeds germinate more quickly if they are planted with their tips pointing northward.
This species is phytophagous and feeds on Symphytum tuberosum (CIBC, 1982), cucurbitaceous vegetables as well as solanaceous plants and many other vegetables.
Gherkin (Cucumis anguria L.) is an important cucurbitaceous vegetable crop grown in southern states of India like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Thamil Nadu for slicing and pickling.