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A fleshy indehiscent berry with many seeds and a hard rind; characteristic of the Cucurbitaceae.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



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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Calagem e adubacao da abobrinha italiana (de moita) (Curcubita pepo), abobora brasileira (Curcubita moschata), moranga (Curcubita maxima) e abobora japonesa (hibrida).
Perez Gutierrez, "Review of Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin) its Phytochemistry and Pharmacology," Medicinal Chemistry, vol.
Gomathi, "Effect of different doses of Cucurbita pepo linn extract as an anti-Inflammatory and analgesic nutraceautical agent on inflamed rats," International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry, vol.
Key Words: quarantine treatment; phytosanitation; South American cucurbit fly; Cucurbita pepo
[22] studied the influence of the type of enzyme (Alcalase and Pepsin) on the hydrolysis process of cucurbitin obtained from pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.
Uniformity trials Groupings 1st 2nd Individuals Individuals 2 to 2 2 to 2 3 to 3 3 to 3 4 to 4 5 to 5 6 to 6 6 to 6 Total 10 to 10 15 to 15 Total Table 2--Polynomial equations of second degree adjusted and their respective determination coefficients ([R.sup.2]) in two cultivation seasons of zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) (S), in two forms of grouping (G), with a critical point of minimum to the plot size ([X.sub.1]) and harvesting group ([X.sup.2]).
Using the endearing term "pepo," Mariscal started training dogs to help women debilitated by abuse.
And most of what Americans call "pumpkins" are part of the cucurbita pepo species.
It relegated Pepo Puch on Fontainenoir into second place, reversing the result of the individual championship test on Wednesday after the initial test last Sunday.