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

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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

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Summary
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Table

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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
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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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