Fruit & Vegetable week- Cucurbita maxima from Kaithal

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Nidhan Singh

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Jan 2, 2011, 9:56:42 AM1/2/11
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Dear All,
This is Cucurbita maxima from my place in Kaithal District of Haryana.
Thanks

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Dr. Nidhan Singh
Department of Botany
I.B. (PG) College
Panipat-132103 Haryana
Ph.: 09416371227

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tanay bose

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Jan 2, 2011, 10:24:58 AM1/2/11
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Nithan ji we in bengal eat all part of this plant
the leaves and stem as leafy veg
with flower to make pakodas
fruit has limitless uses 

tanay
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 23, 2011, 12:18:22 AM1/23/11
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Nidhan ji
This is Curcurbita moschata. Please see the expanded disc at the tip of pedicel. In C. maxima it is spongy and not expanded at tip.


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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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