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Qi Zhang, Enda Yu, and Andy Medina

Cucurbita pepo , C. moschata , and C. maxima are the most economically important three (out of five) cultivated species within the Cucurbita genus that include squashes, pumpkins, and gourds, which represent several species in the same crop

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Jake Uretsky and J. Brent Loy

. 436–447. In: D.M. Bates, R.W. Robinson, and C. Jeffrey (eds.). Biology and utilization of the Cucurbitaceae. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, NY Loy, B. Uretsky, J. 2010 Vegetative growth in bush Cucurbita maxima x vine Cucurbita moschata interspecies

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Jennifer Bonina-Noseworthy, J. Brent Loy, Joanne Curran-Celentano, Rebecca Sideman, and Dean A. Kopsell

fruit set ( Boiteux et al., 2007 ; Kon and Shimba, 1988 ). Variation in total carotenoid concentrations in mature squash among cultivars in the three major species of winter squash, Cucurbita pepo , C. maxima , and C . moschata , have been reported

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Wenjing Guan, Dean Haseman, and Dennis Nowaskie

al., 2008 ; Sakata et al., 2008 ). Multiple species were found to be grafting compatible with cucumbers; they are Cucurbita moschata , Cucurbita maxima , figleaf gourd ( Cucurbita ficifolia ), squash interspecific hybrid ( C. maxima × C. moschata

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Paola Crinò, Chiara Lo Bianco, Youssef Rouphael, Giuseppe Colla, Francesco Saccardo, and Antonino Paratore

species ( C. melo L.) and very rarely onto pumpkin ( Cucurbita spp ., Cucurbita moschata × Cucurbita maxima hybrids) and white gourd ( Benincasa hispida ) rootstocks. However, in these cases, the taste and the fruit shape may be often negatively

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Giuseppe Colla, Carolina María Cardona Suárez, Mariateresa Cardarelli, and Youssef Rouphael

), ‘Jador’ ( Cucumis melo L.; Vilmorin, Funo di Argelato, Italy), ‘P360’ ( Cucurbita maxima × Cucurbita moschata ; Società Agricola Italiana Sementi, Cesena, Italy), and ‘PS1313’ ( Cucurbita maxima × Cucurbita moschata ; Peto Seeds, Ventura, CA) using

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Kristen R. Hladun and Lynn S. Adler

hubbard squash ( Cucurbita maxima ) is an effective PTC for the main crop, butternut squash ( C. moschata ), because it is an attractive food source for a major cucurbit pest, the striped cucumber beetle ( Acalymma vittatum F.) ( Andersen and Metcalf

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Matthew B. Bertucci, David H. Suchoff, Katherine M. Jennings, David W. Monks, Christopher C. Gunter, Jonathan R. Schultheis, and Frank J. Louws

.05. SG, self-grafted; NG, nongrafted; ISH, interspecific hybrid squash derived from the cross Cucurbita maxima × C. moschata ; 1 g = 0.0353 oz. ANOVA of root system characteristics determined the main effects of rootstock, species, and harvest date

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Jennifer Wetzel and Alexandra Stone

steel helmet in Japanese. According to Bisognin (2002) , this male-sterile variety comes from a cross between the female parent ‘Delicious’ ( C. maxima ) and the male parent ‘Kurokawa no. 2’ ( C. moschata ). However, other hybrid lines also use the name

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Cody L. Smith, Joshua H. Freeman, Nancy Kokalis-Burelle, and William P. Wechter

). Decreased rates of fusarium wilt incidence and increased yields were observed when watermelon scions were grafted on fusarium wilt race 2-resistant hybrid rootstocks ( Keinath and Hassell, 2014 ). Previous research shows interspecific ( C. maxima × C