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2011-03-04 00:00:28

With more than 1,500 camp graduates since 2006, International Squash Academy has become the top squash camp company in the United States.

2010-10-30 00:00:41

That Pumpkin’s Not Just For Carving: Top 5 Ways to Cook Pumpkin Most of those Halloween pumpkins will be scooped up, carved with scary faces, lit for one night, and tossed – a terrible waste of an incredibly nutritious squash. Bellingham, WA (Vocus) October 28, 2010 Halloween is nearly here, which means pumpkins will soon be flying off store shelves.

2010-10-26 12:03:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Three winning pumpkins from regional weigh-offs across the United States, including a new world record holder, are on display through October 31, 2010, at The New York Botanical Garden.

2010-10-21 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2010-10-06 06:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BetterRecipes.com has all the recipes needed to host a fun, spooky Halloween party. At BetterRecipes.com, the recipes are easy-to-make and involve the whole family.

2010-07-27 05:25:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping children busy during the long summer holiday can be challenging for most parents.

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2010-07-21 10:38:33

Sites of origin and regions of domestication of many of our most important cultivated plants are still unknown.

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2010-06-29 07:25:00

Wet conditions have Illinois pumpkin growers on the alert for signs of Phytophthora blight in their fields.

2009-11-17 20:40:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Baking today announced that it expects a shortage of LIBBY'S® Pumpkin on store shelves as the country enters the holiday season. Heavy rains persisted throughout the 13-week harvest in Morton, Illinois, frustrating efforts to pick the entire crop.

2009-11-17 12:19:00

SOLON, Ohio, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Baking today announced that it expects a shortage of LIBBY'S® Pumpkin on store shelves as the country enters the holiday season. Heavy rains persisted throughout the 13-week harvest in Morton, Illinois, frustrating efforts to pick the entire crop.


Latest Cucurbitaceae Reference Libraries

Tubular Sea Cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa
2013-01-28 12:53:49

Image Caption: Holothuria tubulosa. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia  (CC BY-SA 3.0) The tubular sea cucumber (Holothuria tubulosa), commonly known as the cotton-spinner, is the type species of its genus, Holothuria. It can be found in eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean, with a range that extends as far as the Bay of Biscay to the north, in the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat within temperate areas and is found at depths of up to 330 feet below sea level, along the sandy floor or in...

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber, Holothuria mexicana
2013-01-28 09:53:01

Image Caption: Holothuria mexicana. Credit: Daniel Hershman / Wikipedia  (CC BY 2.0) The donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana) can be found in areas of the Caribbean, with a range that stretches into southern waters of Brazil. It prefers to reside in shallow waters between depths of about seven feet and sixty-six feet, in clear sandy areas located in mangroves, seagrass beds, and offshore reefs. This species can reach an average length of twenty inches. It dorsal skin is brown...

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2012-06-18 06:03:49

Symbol: CILAL Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I VI    I Synonyms:   CICI2 Citrullus citrullus (L.) Karst.     CICOL2 Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. var. lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai   watermelon   CIVU3 Citrullus vulgaris Schrad.     COCI2 Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze     CUCI Cucubertia citrullus L.  ...

2012-06-18 06:03:50

Symbol: CILAC Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I PR    I Synonyms:   CIVUC2 Citrullus vulgaris Schrad. var. citroides L.H. Bailey Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, NV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-18 06:03:51

Symbol: CILAC2 Group: Dicot Family: Cucurbitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Violales Family   Cucurbitaceae...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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