Fruits & Vegetables Week: Another cultivar of Cucurbita pepo

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Gurcharan Singh

Jan 4, 2011, 2:57:58 PM1/4/11
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The small somewhat flattened squashes belonging to Cucurbita pepo  go under the name Patty Pan squashes or Scallop squashes. I think our Tinda substitute Chapan kadu may belong to this category.

Here is one cultivar of this group known as Sunburst yellow squash. 

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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tanay bose

Jan 4, 2011, 3:06:14 PM1/4/11
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Very Nice collection of varieties of cucurbits 
Thanks for sharing them Sir Ji

Tanay Bose
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Nidhan Singh

Jan 4, 2011, 8:31:58 PM1/4/11
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This one is I think same, shot at a fruit and Veg store in Campbell
Town, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, carrying the price tag too.

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

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