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CONKLIN, N.Y., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Does a company garden make sense? It does when the company growing the garden specializes in distributing a fungicide.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are working to give melon growers some relief from cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus, or CYSDV.
With more than 1,500 camp graduates since 2006, International Squash Academy has become the top squash camp company in the United States.
That Pumpkinâ€™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 â€“ 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.
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.
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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.
CARLSBAD, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping children busy during the long summer holiday can be challenging for most parents.
Sites of origin and regions of domestication of many of our most important cultivated plants are still unknown.
Wet conditions have Illinois pumpkin growers on the alert for signs of Phytophthora blight in their fields.
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...
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...
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. ...
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 ...
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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