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Cucurbita maxima Duchesne

Cucurbita mixta Pang.

Cucurbita moschata (Duchesne) Poir.

Cucurbita pepo L.

Cucurbitaceae

Calabaza, New England pie pumpkin, Pepitas, Pompion, Pumpion, Pumpkin, Squash, Sugar pumpkin


We have information from several sources:

Hull-less Seeded Pumpkins: A New Edible Snackseed Crop—J. Brent Loy

Oil Pumpkins: Niche for Organic Producers—F. Bavec, S. Grobelnik Mlakar, Č. Rozman, and M. Bavec

Production of Pumpkin for Oil—F. Bavec, L. Gril, S. Grobelnik-Mlakar, and M. Bavec

Production, Fruit Quality, and Nutritional Value of Spaghetti Squash—Audrey H. Beany, Peter J. Stoffella, Nancy Roe, and David H. Picha

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2013

Squash, Pumpkins and Gourds production links

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.
Pumpkin
Summer Squash
Winter Squash

Neglected Crops: 1492 from a Different Perspective—J.E. Hernándo Bermejo and J. León (eds.)
Cucurbita moschata
Cucurbita pepo

Growing Cucumbers, Melons, Squash, Pumpkins, and Gourds—Cooperative Extension Service, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. PDF version


Outside links:

Pumpkin Diseases and Their Control

Zapallo (Winter squash) and Crookneck squash can be found in Lost Crops of the Incas from National Academy Press


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