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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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Cohen's father, Pepo, had opened a flower stand at Magnolia and Victory boulevards in 1935, but a drunk driver knocked down the stand at some point, narrowly missing Cohen and his sister, who were working there.
HEUR and PEPO thickening mechanisms are based on interaction and association with hydrophobic and hydrophilic components in ink formulation.
This paper describes research that has been directed toward the synthesis of novel PEPOs and the determination of their molecular weights, dynamic mechanical properties, thermal and stress-strain behavior, and flame resistance.
Botanically the courgette is one of the variations found within the species Cucurbita pepo but varies from some of the modern round varieties such as Eight Ball to the 75cm long Italian variety called Tromboncino.
This was also the case for Medicago sativa, Cucurbita pepo, Borago officinalis and Nigella sativa but the highest percentage of germination occurred at 25, 37.
The range includes Stratus Instant Skin Perfector, which contains a certified organic anti aging complex made of pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo seed oil) and papaya, said to firm the skin while providing antioxidant protection.
foliusum, Lactuca sativa, Cucumis melo, Cucurbita pepo, Phaseolus vulgaris, Pisum sativum, Vicia faba, Datura metel, Lycopersicon esculentum, Nicotiana benthamiana, Nicotiana clevelandii, Nicotiana debneyi, Nicotiana glutinosa, Nicotiana hesperis, Nicotiana rustica, Nicotiana occidentalis, Nicotiana tabacum cv.
INCI name: Sea water (and) cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) seed extract
1995) confirmed that the degradation of protein D1 of Cucurbita pepo subjected to photoinhibitory treatment was followed by the accumulation of D1 in the phosphorilated configuration.
pepo, immature importing leaves are extremely active in hydrolysing raffinose, stachyose and verbascose entering their tissues from the phloem, but are incapable of any detectable synthesis or accumulation of these sugars [57].
Species with one wave are the dicots Gossypium hirsutum (Wetzel & Jensen, 1992) and Cucurbita pepo (Nepi et al.