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Cucurbita moschata

Description
Life formvinePhysiology
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, vegetables
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301040Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)60016003002800Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude10-2050Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.57.54.58.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome gardenCrop cycle80140
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragelipidsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
food & beveragemineralsflowers
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)lipidsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
environmentalagroforestryentire plant