Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Cucurbita ficifolia

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Cucurbita ficifolia

 

This species has also been known as:

Cucurbita ficifolia f. leucosperma, Cucurbita ficifolia f. melanosperma, Cucurbita ficifolia var. mexicana

 

Common names:

Figleaf Gourd, Seven Year Melon

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Cucurbita ficifolia: 264]

 

 

Popularity of Cucurbita ficifolia over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Cucurbita ficifolia (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Cucurbita ficifolia as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 1525]

 

Cucurbita ficifolia (41), grafting (23), rootstocks (14), Cucurbita moschata (13), Cucurbitaceae (13), Cucumis sativus (12), Polyamines (10), Oxidative stress (9), Cucurbita maxima (8), Rootstock (8), Supercritical CO2 (8), Tomato (8), cucumbers (7), Cucurbita pepo (7), horticultural crops (7), Lipid peroxidation (7), plant biochemistry (7), plant physiology (7), Salt stress (7), Vegetables (7), Cucumis <ARROW melo (6), Cucurbita (6), Extraction (6), Photosynthesis (6), plant growth (6), pumpkins (6), Traditional medicine (6), Alkaline protease (5), allelopathy (5), Cold acclimation (5), copper stress (5), Cucumber (5), Fatty acids (5), grafted cucumber seedling (5), Internet resource (5), leaves (5), Medicinal plants (5), optimization (5), plant nutrition (5), Pumpkin seed oil (5), Salt tolerance (5), Serine protease (5), Solanaceae (5), Abscisic acid (4), anticancer agents (4), anti-inflammatory natural products (4), Antioxidant response (4), aquaporins (4), Artemisia annua (4), calcium (4), chlorophyll (4), Citrullus lanatus (4), Diabetes mellitus (4), disease resistance (4), DNA (4), drug development (4), Euphorbia (4), fruit quality (4), galanthamine (4), Hoodia (4), interspecific hybridization (4), knowledge-based drug discovery (4), mineral content (4), potassium (4), roots (4), Solanum lycopersicum (4), species differences (4), stress (4), Supercritical carbon dioxide (4), supercritiDOWN>cal fluid extraction (4), taxol (4), Water transport (4), Water uptake (4), watermelons (4), xylem (4), Acute toxicity (3), Adaptation (3), Antioxidant (3), Antioxidant enzymes (3), Antioxidants (3), antioxidative enzymes (3), application rate (3), Arginine decarboxylase (3), Arsenic (3), Arsenic speciation (3), Bacillus mojavensis (3), carbon dioxide (3), Carotenoid biosynthesis (3), Cell cycle (3), chemical constituents of plants (3), Chilling stress (3), China (3), CO2 fixation (3), crop yield (3)…..

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

plant grafting (88.80), allelopathy (3.69), vegetable (1.12), timber (0.93), oilseed/fat (0.60), fruit (0.57), food for humans (0.50), weed (0.48), ornamental (0.46), poison (0.30)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Araniti F, Sánchez-Moreiras AM, Graña E, Reigosa MJ and Abenavoli MR (2017) Terpenoid trans-caryophyllene inhibits weed germination and induces plant water status alteration and oxidative damage in adult Arabidopsis. Plant Biology 19, 79-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12471

Shinozaki K, Urano K, Maruyama K and Takahashi F (2017) Drought Stress A2 - Thomas, Brian. In ‘Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (Second Edition)’. (Ed.^(Eds Murray BG and Murphy DJ) pp. 8-15. (Academic Press: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123948076000824

Bibi T, Ahmad M, Edwards SE, Tareen NM, Jabeen R and Abdullah I (2016) Ethnomedicinal uses of plants in the treatment of paediatric geohelminth infections in Kalat district of Northern Balochistan, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 183, 176-86. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874116300745

Bustos-Brito C, Andrade-Cetto A, Giraldo-Aguirre JD, Moreno-Vargas AD and Quijano L (2016) Acute hypoglycemic effect and phytochemical composition of Ageratina petiolaris. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 185, 341-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874116301635

Edelstein M, Cohen R, Elkabetz M, Pivonia S, Maduel A, Sadeh-Yarok T and Ben-Hur M (2016) The Potential of Enriched Fertilization in Overcoming Nutritional Deficiency in Grafted Melons. HortScience 51, 435-8. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/51/4/435

García MC, Orellana JM and Marina ML (2016) Chapter 11 - Novel Applications of Protein By-products in Biomedicine A2 - Dhillon, Gurpreet Singh. In ‘Protein Byproducts’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 193-211. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128023914000112

Hart TC (2016) Issues and directions in phytolith analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science 68, 24-31. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440316000510

Lacroix IME and Li-Chan ECY (2016) Food-derived dipeptidyl-peptidase IV inhibitors as a potential approach for glycemic regulation – Current knowledge and future research considerations. Trends in Food Science & Technology 54, 1-16. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924224416301182

Medjakovic S, Hobiger S, Ardjomand-Woelkart K, Bucar F and Jungbauer A (2016) Pumpkin seed extract: Cell growth inhibition of hyperplastic and cancer cells, independent of steroid hormone receptors. Fitoterapia 110, 150-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X16300533

Miranda-Perez ME, Ortega-Camarillo C, Del Carmen Escobar-Villanueva M, Blancas-Flores G and Alarcon-Aguilar FJ (2016) Cucurbita ficifolia Bouché increases insulin secretion in RINm5F cells through an influx of Ca2+ from the endoplasmic reticulum. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 188, 159-66. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874116302690

Pérez-García O and del Castillo RF (2016) The decline of the itinerant milpa and the maintenance of traditional agrobiodiversity: Crops and weeds coexistence in a tropical cloud forest area in Oaxaca, Mexico. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 228, 30-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880916302377

Piperno DR (2016) Standard evaluations of bomb curves and age calibrations along with consideration of environmental and biological variability show the rigor of phytolith dates on modern neotropical plants: Review of comment by Santos, Alexandre, and Prior. Journal of Archaeological Science 71, 59-67. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440316000224

Piperno DR (2016) Phytolith radiocarbon dating in archaeological and paleoecological research: a case study of phytoliths from modern Neotropical plants and a review of the previous dating evidence. Journal of Archaeological Science 68, 54-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440315002083

Ranganathan K, El Kayal W, Cooke JEK and Zwiazek JJ (2016) Responses of hybrid aspen over-expressing a PIP2;5 aquaporin to low root temperature. Journal of Plant Physiology 192, 98-104. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161716000183

Sáez C, Martínez C, Ferriol M, Manzano S, Velasco L, Jamilena M, López C and Picó B (2016) Resistance to Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus in Cucurbita spp. Annals of Applied Biology 169, 91-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aab.12283

Santos GM, Alexandre A and Prior CA (2016) From radiocarbon analysis to interpretation: A comment on “Phytolith Radiocarbon Dating in Archaeological and Paleoecological Research: A Case Study of Phytoliths from Modern Neotropical Plants and a Review of the Previous Dating Evidence”, Journal of Archaeological Science (2015), doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2015.06.002.” by Dolores R. Piperno. Journal of Archaeological Science 71, 51-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440316300243

Schaffer AA and Paris HS (2016) Melons, Squashes, and Gourds. In ‘Reference Module in Food Science’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780081005965034260

Sheikh BY (2016) The role of prophetic medicine in the management of diabetes mellitus: A review of literature. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences 11, 339-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1658361216000032

Singh B and Kaur A (2016) Antidiabetic potential of a peptide isolated from an endophytic Aspergillus awamori. Journal of Applied Microbiology 120, 301-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jam.12998

Thomas MP, Mills SJ and Potter BVL (2016) Die “anderen” Inositole und ihre Phosphate: Synthese, Biologie und Medizin (sowie jüngste Fortschritte in der myo-Inositolchemie). Angewandte Chemie 128, 1644-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.201502227

Thomas MP, Mills SJ and Potter BVL (2016) The “Other” Inositols and Their Phosphates: Synthesis, Biology, and Medicine (with Recent Advances in myo-Inositol Chemistry). Angewandte Chemie International Edition 55, 1614-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201502227

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Xu Q, Guo S-R, Li L, An Y-H, Shu S and Sun J (2016) Proteomics analysis of compatibility and incompatibility in grafted cucumber seedlings. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 105, 21-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0981942816301152

Alarcόn R, Pardo-de-Santayana M, Priestley C, Morales R and Heinrich M (2015) Medicinal and local food plants in the south of Alava (Basque Country, Spain). Journal of Ethnopharmacology 176, 207-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115301835

Alonso-Castro AJ, Domínguez F, Zapata-Morales JR and Carranza-Álvarez C (2015) Plants used in the traditional medicine of Mesoamerica (Mexico and Central America) and the Caribbean for the treatment of obesity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 175, 335-45. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115301549

Babij K, Bajzert J, D?browska A, Szo?tysik M, Zambrowicz A, Lubec G, Stefaniak T, Willak-Janc E and Chrzanowska J (2015) Hydrolysis with Cucurbita ficifolia serine protease reduces antigenic response to bovine whey protein concentrate and ?s-casein. Amino acids. 47, 2335-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00726-015-2013-2

Blanco-Díaz MT, Font R, Martínez-Valdivieso D and Del Río-Celestino M (2015) Diversity of natural pigments and phytochemical compounds from exocarp and mesocarp of 27 Cucurbita pepo accessions. Scientia Horticulturae 197, 357-65. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423815302284

Brandelli A, Daroit DJ and Corrêa APF (2015) Whey as a source of peptides with remarkable biological activities. Food Research International 73, 149-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996915000319

Farhadi A and Malek S (2015) Evaluation of graft compatibility and organoleptic traits of greenhouse cucumber seedlings grafted on different rootstocks. Acta horticulturae., 219-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1086.27

Gao Y, Tian Y, Liang X and Gao L (2015) Effects of single-root-grafting, double-root-grafting and compost application on microbial properties of rhizosphere soils in Chinese protected cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) production systems. Scientia Horticulturae 186, 190-200. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423815000904

Giordano M, Palmucci M and Raven JA (2015) Growth rate hypothesis and efficiency of protein synthesis under different sulphate concentrations in two green algae. Plant, Cell & Environment 38, 2313-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pce.12551

Huang Y, Chen L, Zhen A, Liu ZX, Lei B, Kong QS and Bie ZL (2015) Effects of ISO-osmotic NA+, Cl- and NACL stress on the plant growth and physiological parameters of grafted cucumber. Acta horticulturae., 153-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1086.19

Shen QH, Ren ZH, Wei M, Li Y, Wang XF and Cui J (2015) Effects of silicon supply on silicon absorption and bloom formation on fruit surface of cucumber grafted on different rootstocks. Acta horticulturae., 231-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1086.29

Xu Q, Guo S-R, Li H, Du N-S, Shu S and Sun J (2015) Physiological Aspects of Compatibility and Incompatibility in Grafted Cucumber Seedlings. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 140, 299-307. http://journal.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/140/4/299

Zhou C, Sun Y, Ma Z and Wang J (2015) Heterologous expression of EsSPDS1 in tobacco plants improves drought tolerance with efficient reactive oxygen species scavenging systems. South African Journal of Botany 96, 19-28. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629914001860

Zhu H-Y, Chen G-T, Meng G-L and Xu J-L (2015) Characterization of pumpkin polysaccharides and protective effects on streptozotocin-damaged islet cells. Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines 13, 199-207. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875536415300054

Chang C-I, Hsu C-M, Li T-S, Huang S-D, Lin C-C, Yen C-H, Chou C-H and Cheng H-L (2014) Constituents of the stem of Cucurbita moschata exhibit antidiabetic activities through multiple mechanisms. Journal of Functional Foods 10, 260-73. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1756464614002163

Chaumont F and Tyerman SD (2014) Aquaporins: Highly Regulated Channels Controlling Plant Water Relations. Plant Physiology 164, 1600-18. http://www.plantphysiol.org/cgi/content/abstract/164/4/1600

de Morais H, de Souza CP, da Silva LM, Ferreira DM, Werner MF, Andreatini R, da Cunha JM and Zanoveli JM (2014) Increased oxidative stress in prefrontal cortex and hippocampus is related to depressive-like behavior in streptozotocin-diabetic rats. Behavioural Brain Research 258, 52-64. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166432813006190

Eckert E, Zambrowicz A, Pokora M, Setner B, Dąbrowska A, Szołtysik M, Szewczuk Z, Polanowski A, Trziszka T and Chrzanowska J (2014) Egg-yolk protein by-product as a source of ACE-inhibitory peptides obtained with using unconventional proteinase from Asian pumpkin (Cucurbita ficifolia). Journal of Proteomics 110, 107-16. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874391914004011

Furch ACU, Zimmermann MR, Kogel K-H, Reichelt M and Mithöfer A (2014) Direct and individual analysis of stress-related phytohormone dispersion in the vascular system of Cucurbita maxima after flagellin 22 treatment. New Phytologist 201, 1176-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12661

Larson G, Piperno DR, Allaby RG, Purugganan MD, Andersson L, Arroyo-Kalin M, Barton L, Climer Vigueira C, Denham T, Dobney K, Doust AN, Gepts P, Gilbert MTP, Gremillion KJ, Lucas L, Lukens L, Marshall FB, Olsen KM, Pires JC, Richerson PJ, Rubio de Casas R, Sanjur OI, Thomas MG and Fuller DQ (2014) Current perspectives and the future of domestication studies. PNAS 111, 6139-46. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/111/17/6139

Li G, Santoni V and Maurel C (2014) Plant aquaporins: Roles in plant physiology. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects 1840, 1574-82. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030441651300487X

Li H, Wang F, Chen XJ, Shi K, Xia XJ, Considine MJ, Yu JQ and Zhou YH (2014) The sub supra?optimal temperature?induced inhibition of photosynthesis and oxidative damage in cucumber leaves are alleviated by grafting onto figleaf gourd luffa rootstocks. Physiologia plantarum. 152, 571-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppl.12200

Li H, Wang F, Chen X-J, Shi K, Xia X-J, Considine MJ, Yu J-Q and Zhou Y-H (2014) The sub/supra-optimal temperature-induced inhibition of photosynthesis and oxidative damage in cucumber leaves are alleviated by grafting onto figleaf gourd/luffa rootstocks. Physiologia Plantarum 152, 571-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppl.12200

Martinez-Ballesta MdC and Carvajal M (2014) New challenges in plant aquaporin biotechnology. Plant Science 217–218, 71-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168945213002677

Megha S, Basu U and Kav NNV (2014) Metabolic engineering of cold tolerance in plants. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology 3, 88-95. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1878818113001400

Ntatsi G, Savvas D, Huntenburg K, Druege U, Hincha DK, Zuther E and Schwarz D (2014) A study on ABA involvement in the response of tomato to suboptimal root temperature using reciprocal grafts with notabilis, a null mutant in the ABA-biosynthesis gene LeNCED1. Environmental and Experimental Botany 97, 11-21. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847213001408

Pokora M, Zambrowicz A, Dabrowska A, Eckert E, Setner B, Szo?tysik M, Szewczuk Z, Zab?ocka A, Polanowski A, Trziszka T and Chrzanowska J (2014) An attractive way of egg white protein by-product use for producing of novel anti-hypertensive peptides. Food chemistry. 15, 151. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.11.111 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.11.111

Pokora M, Zambrowicz A, Dąbrowska A, Eckert E, Setner B, Szołtysik M, Szewczuk Z, Zabłocka A, Polanowski A, Trziszka T and Chrzanowska J (2014) An attractive way of egg white protein by-product use for producing of novel anti-hypertensive peptides. Food Chemistry 151, 500-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814613017998

Ravi V, Chakrabarti SK, Makeshkumar T and Saravanan R (2014) Molecular Regulation of Storage Root Formation and Development in Sweet Potato. In ‘Horticultural Reviews: Volume 42’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 157-208. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118916827.ch03

Shishido M, Ohashi T and Momma N (2014) Diaporthe sclerotioides exhibits no host specificity among cucurbit species. Plant Pathology 63, 1357-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppa.12201

Simpson R and Morris GA (2014) The anti-diabetic potential of polysaccharides extracted from members of the cucurbit family: A review. Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre 3, 106-14. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212619814000291

Soltys D, Rudzińska-Langwald A, Kurek W, Szajko K, Sliwinska E, Bogatek R and Gniazdowska A (2014) Phytotoxic cyanamide affects maize (Zea mays) root growth and root tip function: From structure to gene expression. Journal of Plant Physiology 171, 565-75. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161714000200

Vandeleur RK, Sullivan W, Athman A, Jordans C, Gilliham M, Kaiser BN and Tyerman SD (2014) Rapid shoot-to-root signalling regulates root hydraulic conductance via aquaporins. Plant, Cell & Environment 37, 520-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pce.12175

Zhou C-L, Liu W, Kong Q, Song Y, Ni Y-Y, Li Q-H and O’Riordan D (2014) Isolation, characterisation and sulphation of soluble polysaccharides isolated from Cucurbita maxima. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 49, 508-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12330

Anonymous (2013) Index. In ‘Chemistry of Plant Phosphorus Compounds’. (Ed.^(Eds Frank AW) pp. 623-69. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124071940099893

Ahangari B and Sargolzaei J (2013) EXTRACTION OF LIPIDS FROM SPENT COFFEE GROUNDS USING ORGANIC SOLVENTS AND SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIOXIDE. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 37, 1014-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4549.2012.00757.x

Arima K, Uchikoba T, Yonezawa H and Kaneda M (2013) Chapter 718 - Cucumisin. In ‘Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes’. (Ed.^(Eds Rawlings ND and Salvesen G) pp. 3254-7. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123822192007183

Ayyanar M, Subash-Babu P and Ignacimuthu S (2013) Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels., a novel therapeutic agent for diabetes: Folk medicinal and pharmacological evidences. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 21, 232-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965229913000599

Bharti SK, Kumar A, Sharma NK, Prakash O, Jaiswal SK, Krishnan S, Gupta AK and Kumar A (2013) Tocopherol from seeds of Cucurbita pepo against diabetes: Validation by in vivo experiments supported by computational docking. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 112, 676-90. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0929664613002702

Cathey SE, Kruse JK, Sinclair TR and Dukes MD (2013) Transpiration and visual appearance of warm season turfgrasses during soil drying. Environmental and Experimental Botany 89, 36-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847212002377

De la Rosa JM, Liebner F, Pour G and Knicker H (2013) Partitioning of N in growing plants, microbial biomass and soil organic matter after amendment of N-ammonoxidized lignins. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 60, 125-33. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038071713000357

Fortis-Barrera Á, Alarcón-Aguilar FJ, Banderas-Dorantes T, Díaz-Flores M, Román-Ramos R, Cruz M and García-Macedo R (2013) Cucurbita ficifoliaBouché (Cucurbitaceae) and D-chiro-inositol modulate the redox state and inflammation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 65, 1563-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jphp.12119

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Geserick C and Tenhaken R (2013) UDP-sugar pyrophosphorylase is essential for arabinose and xylose recycling, and is required during vegetative and reproductive growth in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 74, 239-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tpj.12116

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Hernandez LM, Otero JT and Manzano MR (2013) Biological control of the greenhouse whitefly by Amitus fuscipennis: Understanding the role of extrafloral nectaries from crop and non-crop vegetation. Biological Control 67, 227-34. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1049964413001722

Huang Y, Li J, Hua B, Liu Z, Fan M and Bie Z (2013) Grafting onto different rootstocks as a means to improve watermelon tolerance to low potassium stress. Scientia Horticulturae 149, 80-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423812000660

Jia F, Liu G, Ding S, Yang Y, Fu Y and Wang Z (2013) Using leaf spectral reflectance to monitor the effects of shading on nicotine content in tobacco leaves. Industrial Crops and Products 51, 444-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669013005384

Joshi S and Satyanarayana T (2013) Characteristics and applications of a recombinant alkaline serine protease from a novel bacterium Bacillus lehensis. Bioresource Technology 131, 76-85. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852412019827

Karaağaç O and Balkaya A (2013) Interspecific hybridization and hybrid seed yield of winter squash (Cucurbita maxima Duch.) and pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch.) lines for rootstock breeding. Scientia Horticulturae 149, 9-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423812005079

Lin K-H, Kuo W-S, Chiang C-M, Hsiung T-C, Chiang M-C and Lo H-F (2013) Study of sponge gourd ascorbate peroxidase and winter squash superoxide dismutase under respective flooding and chilling stresses. Scientia Horticulturae 162, 333-40. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423813004251

Lister CE (2013) Vegetable Fruits: A Cornucopia of Health Benefits. In ‘Bioactives in Fruit’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 293-335. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118635551.ch13

Liu Z, Bie Z, Huang Y, Zhen A, Niu M and Lei B (2013) Rootstocks improve cucumber photosynthesis through nitrogen metabolism regulation under salt stress. Acta physiologiae plantarum. 35, 2259-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11738-013-1262-5

Moro LP, Cabral H, Okamoto DN, Hirata I, Juliano MA, Juliano L and Bonilla-Rodriguez GO (2013) Characterization, subsite mapping and N-terminal sequence of miliin, a serine-protease isolated from the latex of Euphorbia milii. Process Biochemistry 48, 633-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S135951131300086X

Nostar O, Ozdemir F, Bor M, Turkan I and Tosun N (2013) Combined effects of salt stress and cucurbit downy mildew (Pseudoperospora cubensis Berk. and Curt. Rostov.) infection on growth, physiological traits and antioxidant activity in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) seedlings. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 83, 84-92. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0885576513000337

Pereira P, Bernardo-Gil MG, Cebola MJ, Mauricio E and Romano A (2013) Supercritical fluid extracts with antioxidant and antimicrobial activities from myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) leaves. Response surface optimization. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 83, 57-64. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896844613002945

Prakash Maran J, Mekala V and Manikandan S (2013) Modeling and optimization of ultrasound-assisted extraction of polysaccharide from Cucurbita moschata. Carbohydrate Polymers 92, 2018-26. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861712012027

Qiao Y-x, Zhang Y-p, Zhang H-x, Tian Y-q and Gao L-h (2013) Developmental Characteristics and Cinnamic Acid Resistance of Root Border Cells in Cucumber and Figleaf Gourd Seedlings. Journal of integrative agriculture., 12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2095-3119(13)60368-8

Şahin-Çevik M (2013) Identification and expression analysis of early cold-induced genes from cold-hardy Citrus relative Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf. Gene 512, 536-45. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378111912011936

Trinchera A, Pandozy G, Rinaldi S, Crinò P, Temperini O and Rea E (2013) Graft union formation in artichoke grafting onto wild and cultivated cardoon: An anatomical study. Journal of Plant Physiology 170, 1569-78. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161713002770

Vandeleur RK, Sullivan W, Athman A, Jordans C, Gilliham M, Kaiser BN and Tyerman SD (2013) Rapid shoot-to-root signalling regulates root hydraulic conductance via aquaporins. Plant, Cell & Environment, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pce.12175

Vincent H, Wiersema J, Kell S, Fielder H, Dobbie S, Castañeda-Álvarez NP, Guarino L, Eastwood R, Leόn B and Maxted N (2013) A prioritized crop wild relative inventory to help underpin global food security. Biological Conservation 167, 265-75. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320713002851

Wang Q-X, Yan D-D, Mao L-G, Ma T-T, Liu P-F, Wu Z-F, Li Y, Guo M-X and Cao A-C (2013) Efficacy of 1,3-dichloropropene plus chloropicrin gelatin capsule formulation for the control of soilborne pests. Crop Protection 48, 24-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219413000276

Yan Q-y, Duan Z-q, Mao J-d, Li X and Dong F (2013) Low Root Zone Temperature Limits Nutrient Effects on Cucumber Seedling Growth and Induces Adversity Physiological Response. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 12, 1450-60. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095311913605493

Yang Y, Lu X, Yan B, Li B, Sun J, Guo S and Tezuka T (2013) Bottle gourd rootstock-grafting affects nitrogen metabolism in NaCl-stressed watermelon leaves and enhances short-term salt tolerance. Journal of Plant Physiology 170, 653-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161713000321

Zhang Z-k, Li H, He H-j and Liu S-q (2013) Grafting Raises the Cu Tolerance of Cucumber Through Protecting Roots Against Oxidative Stress Induced by Cu Stress. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 12, 815-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095311913602683

Zhou C-L, Liu W, Kong Q, Song Y, Ni Y-Y, Li Q-H and O’Riordan D (2013) Isolation, characterisation and sulphation of soluble polysaccharides isolated from Cucurbita maxima. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12330

Zimmermann MR, Hafke JB, Van Bel AJE and Furch ACU (2013) Interaction of xylem and phloem during exudation and wound occlusion in Cucurbita maxima. Plant, Cell & Environment 36, 237-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3040.2012.02571.x

Ahangari B and Sargolzaei J (2012) EXTRACTION OF LIPIDS FROM SPENT COFFEE GROUNDS USING ORGANIC SOLVENTS AND SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIOXIDE. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4549.2012.00757.x

Al-Mawaali QS, Al-Sadi AM, Khan AJ, Al-Hasani HD and Deadman ML (2012) Response of cucurbit rootstocks to Pythium aphanidermatum. Crop Protection 42, 64-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219412002128

Aroca R, Porcel R and Ruiz-Lozano JM (2012) Regulation of root water uptake under abiotic stress conditions. J. Exp. Bot. 63, 43-57. http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/63/1/43

Barboza N, Albertazzi FJ, Sibaja-Cordero JA, Mora-Umaña F, Astorga C and Ramírez P (2012) Analysis of genetic diversity of Cucurbita moschata (D.) germplasm accessions from Mesoamerica revealed by PCR SSCP and chloroplast sequence data. Scientia Horticulturae 134, 60-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423811005681

Ben Baaziz K, Lopez D, Rabot A, Combes D, Gousset A, Bouzid S, Cochard H, Sakr S and Venisse J-S (2012) Light-mediated Kleaf induction and contribution of both the PIP1s and PIP2s aquaporins in five tree species: walnut (Juglans regia) case study. Tree Physiol 32, 423-34. http://treephys.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/32/4/423

Bundschuh J, Nath B, Bhattacharya P, Liu C-W, Armienta MA, Moreno López MV, Lopez DL, Jean J-S, Cornejo L, Lauer Macedo LF and Filho AT (2012) Arsenic in the human food chain: the Latin American perspective. Science of The Total Environment 429, 92-106. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004896971101103X

Choo CY, Sulong NY, Man F and Wong TW (2012) Vitexin and isovitexin from the Leaves of Ficus deltoidea with in-vivo α-glucosidase inhibition. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 142, 776-81. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112003844

Da Porto C, Voinovich D, Decorti D and Natolino A (2012) Response surface optimization of hemp seed (Cannabis sativa L.) oil yield and oxidation stability by supercritical carbon dioxide extraction. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 68, 45-51. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896844612001490

Diaz-Flores M, Angeles-Mejia S, Baiza-Gutman L, Medina-Navarro R, Hernandez-Saavedr... D, Ortega-Camarillo C, Roman-Ramos R, Cruz M and Alarcon-Aguilar F (2012) Effect of an aqueous extract of Cucurbita ficifolia Bouche on the glutathione redox cycle in mice with STZ-induced diabetes. J Ethnopharmacol 144, 101-8.

Díaz-Flores M, Angeles-Mejia S, Baiza-Gutman LA, Medina-Navarro R, Hernández-Saavedra D, Ortega-Camarillo C, Roman-Ramos R, Cruz M and Alarcon-Aguilar FJ (2012) Effect of an aqueous extract of Cucurbita ficifolia Bouché on the glutathione redox cycle in mice with STZ-induced diabetes. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 101-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112005612

Guan W, Zhao X, Hassell R and Thies J (2012) Defense Mechanisms Involved in Disease Resistance of Grafted Vegetables. HortScience 47, 164-70. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/47/2/164

Hrabovski N, Sinadinović-Fišer S, Nikolovski B, Sovilj M and Borota O (2012) Phytosterols in pumpkin seed oil extracted by organic solvents and supercritical CO2. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201200009

Lee SH, Chung GC, Jang JY, Ahn SJ and Zwiazek JJ (2012) Overexpression of PIP2;5 Aquaporin Alleviates Effects of Low Root Temperature on Cell Hydraulic Conductivity and Growth in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 159, 479-88. http://www.plantphysiol.org/cgi/content/abstract/159/1/479

Lopes BLF, Sánchez-Camargo AP, Ferreira ALK, Grimaldi R, Paviani LC and Cabral FA (2012) Selectivity of supercritical carbon dioxide in the fractionation of fish oil with a lower content of EPA&#xa0;+&#xa0;DHA. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 61, 78-85. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896844611004153

Roman-Ramos R, Almanza-Perez J, Fortis-Barrera A, Angeles-Mejia S, Banderas-Dorantes T, Zamilpa-Alvarez A, Diaz-Flores M, Jasso I, Blancas-Flores G, Gomez J and Alarcon-Aguilar F (2012) Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of a hypoglycemic fraction from Cucurbita ficifolia Bouche in streptozotocin-induced diabetes mice. Am J Chin Med 40, 97-110.

Sánchez-Rodríguez E, Rubio-Wilhelmi MdM, Blasco B, Leyva R, Romero L and Ruiz JM (2012) Antioxidant response resides in the shoot in reciprocal grafts of drought-tolerant and drought-sensitive cultivars in tomato under water stress. Plant Science 188–189, 89-96. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168945211003712

Schaller A, Stintzi A and Graff L (2012) Subtilases – versatile tools for protein turnover, plant development, and interactions with the environment. Physiologia Plantarum 145, 52-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3054.2011.01529.x

Tigre RC, Silva NH, Santos MG, Honda NK, Falcão EPS and Pereira EC (2012) Allelopathic and bioherbicidal potential of Cladonia verticillaris on the germination and growth of Lactuca sativa. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 84, 125-32. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651312002217

Veneklaas EJ, Lambers H, Bragg J, Finnegan PM, Lovelock CE, Plaxton WC, Price CA, Scheible W-R, Shane MW, White PJ and Raven JA (2012) Opportunities for improving phosphorus-use efficiency in crop plants. New Phytologist 195, 306-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04190.x

Wu TH and Bechtel PJ (2012) Screening for low molecular weight compounds in fish meal solubles by hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry. Food Chemistry 130, 739-45. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814611007916

Yarsi G, Sari N and Yetisir H (2012) Effect of different rootstocks on the yield and quality of grafted melon plants. Acta horticulturae., 936. http://www.actahort.org/books/936/936_54.htm

Yin H, Yan B, Sun J, Jia P, Zhang Z, Yan X, Chai J, Ren Z, Zheng G and Liu H (2012) Graft-union development: a delicate process that involves cell-cell communication between scion and stock for local auxin accumulation. J. Exp. Bot. 63, 4219-32. http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/63/11/4219

Zhang Y-P, Jia F-F, Zhang X-M, Qiao Y-X, Shi K, Zhou Y-H and Yu J-Q (2012) Temperature effects on the reactive oxygen species formation and antioxidant defence in roots of two cucurbit species with contrasting root zone temperature optima. Acta physiologiae plantarum. 34, 713-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11738-011-0871-0

Zimmermann MR, Hafke JB, Van Bel AJE and Furch ACU (2012) Interaction of xylem and phloem during exudation and wound occlusion in Cucurbita maxima. Plant, Cell & Environment, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3040.2012.02571.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Cucurbita ficifolia: 264; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

de Morais H, de Souza CP, da Silva LM, Ferreira DM, Werner MF, Andreatini R, da Cunha JM and Zanoveli JM (2014) Increased oxidative stress in prefrontal cortex and hippocampus is related to depressive-like behavior in streptozotocin-diabetic rats. Behavioural Brain Research 258, 52-64. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166432813006190

Ntatsi G, Savvas D, Huntenburg K, Druege U, Hincha DK, Zuther E and Schwarz D (2014) A study on ABA involvement in the response of tomato to suboptimal root temperature using reciprocal grafts with notabilis, a null mutant in the ABA-biosynthesis gene LeNCED1. Environmental and Experimental Botany 97, 11-21. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847213001408

Anonymous (2013) Index. In ‘Chemistry of Plant Phosphorus Compounds’. (Ed.^(Eds AW Frank) pp. 623-69. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124071940099893

Ahangari B and Sargolzaei J (2013) EXTRACTION OF LIPIDS FROM SPENT COFFEE GROUNDS USING ORGANIC SOLVENTS AND SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIOXIDE. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 37, 1014-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4549.2012.00757.x

Arima K, Uchikoba T, Yonezawa H and Kaneda M (2013) Chapter 718 - Cucumisin. In ‘Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes’. (Ed.^(Eds ND Rawlings and G Salvesen) pp. 3254-7. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123822192007183

Ayyanar M, Subash-Babu P and Ignacimuthu S (2013) Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels., a novel therapeutic agent for diabetes: Folk medicinal and pharmacological evidences. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 21, 232-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965229913000599

Bharti SK, Kumar A, Sharma NK, Prakash O, Jaiswal SK, Krishnan S, Gupta AK and Kumar A (2013) Tocopherol from seeds of Cucurbita pepo against diabetes: Validation by in vivo experiments supported by computational docking. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 112, 676-90. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0929664613002702

Cathey SE, Kruse JK, Sinclair TR and Dukes MD (2013) Transpiration and visual appearance of warm season turfgrasses during soil drying. Environmental and Experimental Botany 89, 36-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847212002377

De la Rosa JM, Liebner F, Pour G and Knicker H (2013) Partitioning of N in growing plants, microbial biomass and soil organic matter after amendment of N-ammonoxidized lignins. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 60, 125-33. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038071713000357

Fortis-Barrera Á, Alarcón-Aguilar FJ, Banderas-Dorantes T, Díaz-Flores M, Román-Ramos R, Cruz M and García-Macedo R (2013) Cucurbita ficifolia Bouché (Cucurbitaceae) and D-chiro-inositol modulate the redox state and inflammation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 65, 1563-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jphp.12119

Frank AW (2013) 4 - Phospholipids. In ‘Chemistry of Plant Phosphorus Compounds’. (Ed.^(Eds AW Frank) pp. 159-304. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124071940000044

Geserick C and Tenhaken R (2013) UDP-sugar pyrophosphorylase is essential for arabinose and xylose recycling, and is required during vegetative and reproductive growth in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 74, 239-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tpj.12116

Heinrich M (2013) Ethnopharmacology and Drug Discovery. In ‘Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124095472027736

Hernandez LM, Otero JT and Manzano MR (2013) Biological control of the greenhouse whitefly by Amitus fuscipennis: Understanding the role of extrafloral nectaries from crop and non-crop vegetation. Biological Control 67, 227-34. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1049964413001722

Huang Y, Li J, Hua B, Liu Z, Fan M and Bie Z (2013) Grafting onto different rootstocks as a means to improve watermelon tolerance to low potassium stress. Scientia Horticulturae 149, 80-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423812000660

Jia F, Liu G, Ding S, Yang Y, Fu Y and Wang Z (2013) Using leaf spectral reflectance to monitor the effects of shading on nicotine content in tobacco leaves. Industrial Crops and Products 51, 444-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669013005384

Joshi S and Satyanarayana T (2013) Characteristics and applications of a recombinant alkaline serine protease from a novel bacterium Bacillus lehensis. Bioresource Technology 131, 76-85. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852412019827

Karaağaç O and Balkaya A (2013) Interspecific hybridization and hybrid seed yield of winter squash (Cucurbita maxima Duch.) and pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch.) lines for rootstock breeding. Scientia Horticulturae 149, 9-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423812005079

Lin K-H, Kuo W-S, Chiang C-M, Hsiung T-C, Chiang M-C and Lo H-F (2013) Study of sponge gourd ascorbate peroxidase and winter squash superoxide dismutase under respective flooding and chilling stresses. Scientia Horticulturae 162, 333-40. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423813004251

Lister CE (2013) Vegetable Fruits: A Cornucopia of Health Benefits. In ‘Bioactives in Fruit’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 293-335. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118635551.ch13

Moro LP, Cabral H, Okamoto DN, Hirata I, Juliano MA, Juliano L and Bonilla-Rodriguez GO (2013) Characterization, subsite mapping and N-terminal sequence of miliin, a serine-protease isolated from the latex of Euphorbia milii. Process Biochemistry 48, 633-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S135951131300086X

Nostar O, Ozdemir F, Bor M, Turkan I and Tosun N (2013) Combined effects of salt stress and cucurbit downy mildew (Pseudoperospora cubensis Berk. and Curt. Rostov.) infection on growth, physiological traits and antioxidant activity in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) seedlings. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 83, 84-92. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0885576513000337

Pereira P, Bernardo-Gil MG, Cebola MJ, Mauricio E and Romano A (2013) Supercritical fluid extracts with antioxidant and antimicrobial activities from myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) leaves. Response surface optimization. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 83, 57-64. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896844613002945

Prakash Maran J, Mekala V and Manikandan S (2013) Modeling and optimization of ultrasound-assisted extraction of polysaccharide from Cucurbita moschata. Carbohydrate Polymers 92, 2018-26. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861712012027

Şahin-Çevik M (2013) Identification and expression analysis of early cold-induced genes from cold-hardy Citrus relative Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf. Gene 512, 536-45. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378111912011936

Trinchera A, Pandozy G, Rinaldi S, Crinò P, Temperini O and Rea E (2013) Graft union formation in artichoke grafting onto wild and cultivated cardoon: An anatomical study. Journal of Plant Physiology 170, 1569-78. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161713002770

Vandeleur RK, Sullivan W, Athman A, Jordans C, Gilliham M, Kaiser BN and Tyerman SD (2013) Rapid shoot-to-root signalling regulates root hydraulic conductance via aquaporins. Plant, Cell & Environment, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pce.12175

Vincent H, Wiersema J, et al. (2013) A prioritized crop wild relative inventory to help underpin global food security. Biological Conservation 167, 265-75. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320713002851

Wang Q-X, Yan D-D, Mao L-G, Ma T-T, Liu P-F, Wu Z-F, Li Y, Guo M-X and Cao A-C (2013) Efficacy of 1,3-dichloropropene plus chloropicrin gelatin capsule formulation for the control of soilborne pests. Crop Protection 48, 24-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219413000276

Yan Q-y, Duan Z-q, Mao J-d, Li X and Dong F (2013) Low Root Zone Temperature Limits Nutrient Effects on Cucumber Seedling Growth and Induces Adversity Physiological Response. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 12, 1450-60. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095311913605493

Yang Y, Lu X, Yan B, Li B, Sun J, Guo S and Tezuka T (2013) Bottle gourd rootstock-grafting affects nitrogen metabolism in NaCl-stressed watermelon leaves and enhances short-term salt tolerance. Journal of Plant Physiology 170, 653-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161713000321

Zhang Z-k, Li H, He H-j and Liu S-q (2013) Grafting Raises the Cu Tolerance of Cucumber Through Protecting Roots Against Oxidative Stress Induced by Cu Stress. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 12, 815-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095311913602683

Zhou C-L, Liu W, Kong Q, Song Y, Ni Y-Y, Li Q-H and O’Riordan D (2013) Isolation, characterisation and sulphation of soluble polysaccharides isolated from Cucurbita maxima. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12330

Zimmermann MR, Hafke JB, Van Bel AJE and Furch ACU (2013) Interaction of xylem and phloem during exudation and wound occlusion in Cucurbita maxima. Plant, Cell & Environment 36, 237-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3040.2012.02571.x

Ahangari B and Sargolzaei J (2012) EXTRACTION OF LIPIDS FROM SPENT COFFEE GROUNDS USING ORGANIC SOLVENTS AND SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIOXIDE. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4549.2012.00757.x

Al-Mawaali QS, Al-Sadi AM, Khan AJ, Al-Hasani HD and Deadman ML (2012) Response of cucurbit rootstocks to Pythium aphanidermatum. Crop Protection 42, 64-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219412002128

Aroca R, Porcel R and Ruiz-Lozano JM (2012) Regulation of root water uptake under abiotic stress conditions. J. Exp. Bot. 63, 43-57. http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/63/1/43

Barboza N, Albertazzi FJ, Sibaja-Cordero JA, Mora-Umaña F, Astorga C and Ramírez P (2012) Analysis of genetic diversity of Cucurbita moschata (D.) germplasm accessions from Mesoamerica revealed by PCR SSCP and chloroplast sequence data. Scientia Horticulturae 134, 60-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423811005681

Ben Baaziz K, Lopez D, Rabot A, Combes D, Gousset A, Bouzid S, Cochard H, Sakr S and Venisse J-S (2012) Light-mediated Kleaf induction and contribution of both the PIP1s and PIP2s aquaporins in five tree species: walnut (Juglans regia) case study. Tree Physiol 32, 423-34. http://treephys.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/32/4/423

Bundschuh J, Nath B, et al. (2012) Arsenic in the human food chain: the Latin American perspective. Science of The Total Environment 429, 92-106. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004896971101103X

Choo CY, Sulong NY, Man F and Wong TW (2012) Vitexin and isovitexin from the Leaves of Ficus deltoidea with in-vivo α-glucosidase inhibition. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 142, 776-81. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112003844

Da Porto C, Voinovich D, Decorti D and Natolino A (2012) Response surface optimization of hemp seed (Cannabis sativa L.) oil yield and oxidation stability by supercritical carbon dioxide extraction. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 68, 45-51. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896844612001490

Díaz-Flores M, Angeles-Mejia S, Baiza-Gutman LA, Medina-Navarro R, Hernández-Saavedra D, Ortega-Camarillo C, Roman-Ramos R, Cruz M and Alarcon-Aguilar FJ (2012) Effect of an aqueous extract of Cucurbita ficifolia Bouché on the glutathione redox cycle in mice with STZ-induced diabetes. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 101-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112005612

Hrabovski N, Sinadinović-Fišer S, Nikolovski B, Sovilj M and Borota O (2012) Phytosterols in pumpkin seed oil extracted by organic solvents and supercritical CO2. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201200009

Lopes BLF, Sánchez-Camargo AP, Ferreira ALK, Grimaldi R, Paviani LC and Cabral FA (2012) Selectivity of supercritical carbon dioxide in the fractionation of fish oil with a lower content of EPA&#xa0;+&#xa0;DHA. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 61, 78-85. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896844611004153

Sánchez-Rodríguez E, Rubio-Wilhelmi MdM, Blasco B, Leyva R, Romero L and Ruiz JM (2012) Antioxidant response resides in the shoot in reciprocal grafts of drought-tolerant and drought-sensitive cultivars in tomato under water stress. Plant Science 188–189, 89-96. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168945211003712

Schaller A, Stintzi A and Graff L (2012) Subtilases – versatile tools for protein turnover, plant development, and interactions with the environment. Physiologia Plantarum 145, 52-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3054.2011.01529.x

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