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A fleshy indehiscent berry with many seeds and a hard rind; characteristic of the Cucurbitaceae.



the many-seeded fruit of plants of the family Cucurbitaceae, which includes the pumpkin, muskmelon, and watermelon. The placenta is embedded in the nidus. Usually the exocarp is hard, and the mesocarp and endocarp are fleshy.

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Palavras Chaves: tratamento de quarentena; fitossanidade; mosca sul-americana das cucurbitaceas; Cucurbita pepo
History and geographic distribution of Cucurbita pepo gourds in Florida.
pepo se siembra comercialmente como monocultivo para produccion principalmente de semilla; y para calabacita (hortaliza) tambien suelen sembrarse como monocultivo.
pepo e a especie que se tem manifestado com maior prevalencia em cacaueiros, sendo que a doenca causa maiores danos em plantacoes formadas em terrenos recemdesmatados.
The Effect of pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L) seeds and L-arginine supplementation on serum lipid concentrations in atherogenic rats.
The 38-year-old from Staffordshire was beaten into third place by Grade Ib freestyle winner Austrian Pepo Puch.
The 38-year-old from Staffordshire was beaten into third place by Grade Ib freestyle winner, Austrian Pepo Puch, while Finland's Katja Karjalainen won silver.
But there was no British record- equalling 11th gold for her colleague Lee Pearson in the Grade Ib freestyle, as he had to settle for bronze in a class won by Austrian Pepo Puch.
En estos tambien intervienen ingredientes de origen vegetal como el maiz (Zea mays), arroz (Oryza sativa), tomate (Solanum lycopersicum), zapallos (Cucurbita pepo, C.
In this paper, we evaluated the effect of the exogenous application of oligoglucans (OG) obtained by ah enzymatic hydrolysis of Trichoderma harzianum cell-wall, on the enzymatic activities of superoxide dismutase (SOD), ascorbate peroxidase (APX) and catalase (CAT) in heat-stressed (45[degrees]C) zuechini squash (Cucurbita pepo L.
Este texto abre la seccion "Vulgaridades: las tripas revueltas del cuarto tiro" que penetra y nos deja como lectores rendidos ante el genio y el duende de Pepo Delgado Costa en su unico poemario hasta ahora.