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cantaloupe:

see gourdgourd
, common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and extends into the temperate zones.
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; melonmelon,
fruit of Cucumis melo, a plant of the family Curcurbitaceae (gourd family) native to Asia and now cultivated extensively in warm regions. There are many varieties, differing in taste, color, and skin texture—e.g.
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cantaloupe

[′kant·əl‚ōp]
(botany)
The fruit (pepo) of Cucumis malo, a small, distinctly netted, round to oval muskmelon of the family Cucurbitaceae in the order Violales.

cantaloupe

, cantaloup
1. a cultivated variety of muskmelon, Cucumis melo cantalupensis, with ribbed warty rind and orange flesh
2. any of several other muskmelons
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This group includes Galia and Charentais melons as well as what we call cantaloupe. In North America, the terms muskmelon and cantaloupe are used interchangeably, yet cantaloupe is more common.
The Mexican government has filed a complaint before the World Trade Organization (WTO) alleging that the US has violated the rules of fair trade with a ban on imports of Mexican cantaloupes. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) imposed the ban in late October, linking four separate outbreaks of salmonella to cantaloupes imported from Mexico.
While he agrees that the watermelons and cantaloupes he hauls from Indiana are the best, he said the name is a bit of a misnomer.
Key words: Cantaloupe, Transesterification, Biodiesel feedstock, Agrowaste utilization.
Ingredients: Cantaloupe, seeds and skin removed 1 orange, zest and pith removed 1 tsp ground turmeric Method: Put all the ingredients together in a juicer and blend.
USA Technologies acquired Cantaloupe Systems, Inc., a provider of cloud and mobile solutions for vending, micro markets and office coffee services in a transaction valued at approximately USD 85m.
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(NASDAQ:USAT), a premier payment technology service provider of integrated cashless and mobile transactions in the self-service retail market, has announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Cantaloupe Systems, Inc., a premier provider of cloud and mobile solutions for vending, micro markets, and office coffee service, in a transaction valued at approximately USD 85 million, the company said.
For cantaloupe melons, fruit bagging appears to be an alternative to insecticide application; preliminary studies have reported a high incidence of pests causing damage to the epidermis and fruit pulp, such as the pickleworm (Diaphania nitidalis), thus making insecticide application unsuitable for melon commercialization (SOBRINHO et al., 2011).
From the results obtained in this study, it was concluded that cantaloupe seed oil can be successfully utilized for the production of biodiesel as a cost-effective feedstock.
4 WITH its high water content, cantaloupe is a great snack to have on hand to prevent dehydration.
A relatively inexpensive commercial steam cleaner, intended to remove wallpaper and clean outdoor grills, kitchen counters and other household surfaces, can rid cantaloupes and other produce, such as watermelons, honeydew melons, cucumbers and baby carrots, of Escherichia coli, Salmonella and Listeria more effectively than existing washes and chlorine treatments.