Agricultural Science and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics

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Tropical Crops Agricultural Science and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics ARTS FIELD AND VEGETABLE CROPS PTS 130 Participants Prof. Dr Marc Janssens Prof. Dr. Jürgen Pohlan Abrefa Danquah Jones Alfonso Cabrera Keshav Prasad Dahal Dilys Sekafor Kpongor Alex Pacheco Bastas Eduardo Molina Gayosso Alexander R. Mendonza Marina Piatto Said Wali Dadshani Nazli Burcu Ökten Wintersemester 2002/03 Bonn . Germany 2 Summary Author/Subject Page Table 4 1. Citrullus lanatus, Abrefa Danquah Jones 5 2. Cucurbita pepo L., Alfonso Cabrera 9 3. Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb., Abrefa Danquah Jones 16 4. Momordica charantia, Keschav Prasad Dahal 23 5. Lagenaria siceraria, Dilys…show more content…
Seed white, black, reddish, yellow, flat, smooth, 0,61,5x0,5-0,7 cm; about 15 seeds per g. Pendulous, variable in shape and size, nearly globular to oblong and elongated with scattered spinous tubercles and warts, particulary Northern when young; flesh pale-green with characteristic cucumber odour, India many seeded except in parthenocarpic cvs, seeds flat, white, 810x3-5mm. 50 seeds per g. Fleshy, pyriform with longitudinal furrows, whitish or green, 10-20 cm long, flesh whitish, single-seeded. Seed large, flat, white, 3-5 cm Southern Mexico and long. Central America Very variable in size, shape and rind, globular or oblong, smooth or Propabily in Africa furrowed, rind glabrous and smooth to rough and reticulate, pale to deep yellow, yellow-brown, or green, flesh yellow, pink or green, many seeded. Seeds whitish or buff, flat, smooth, 5-15 mm long. About 30 seeds per g. North and south America Variable, not hard-shelled, dull in colour; flesh yellow to dark orange, fine- to coarse-grained with gelatinous fibres; seeds plump and fat, dingy white to dark brown, separating from pulp readily and cleanly; funicular attachment obtuse, slightly asymmetrical. Probably in Africa / India Production Grown for gourds in Africa and other parts of the tropics, but the use is declining

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