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A creeping annual plant species of the CUCURBITACEAE family. It has a rough succulent, trailing stem and hairy leaves with three to five pointed lobes.
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The peels of C.sativus are produced in large quantities in food processing industries and as kitchen-waste, resulting into tremendous loss of valuable bioactive components. Considering this, the flavanoids from C.sativus peels (CSP) were isolated and characterized by the column chromatography, high-performance thin-layer chromatography (HPTLC), Fou...
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The application of pulp and paper mill sludge to agricultural soils is commonly considered as a strategy to improve soil properties, promote plant growth, and reduce the demand for costly chemical fertilization. The aim of this study was to evaluate if sodium lignosulfonate (sLS), one of the sludges of pulp production, may affect the biomass produc...
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Growing awareness of the economic and health benefits of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) as a nutritional crop has renewed interest in the production and development of improved cultivars. Breeding of local cucumber cultivars especially in Malaysia, under tropical conditions is scarce. UniSZA has initiated research in cucumber breeding with the objec...
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Salinity stress is a combination of ionic, osmotic, and oxidative stressors that have a negative impact on crop growth and production. In the present study, experiments were conducted to investigate the role of multi-traits Serratia fonticola (S1T1) on Cucumis sativus L. growing under salinity stress (200 mM). The control plants had stunted growth,...
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The eco-evolutionary theory of developmental instability predicts that small, non-directional deviations from perfect symmetry in morphological traits (termed fluctuating asymmetry, FA) emerge when an individual is unable to buffer environmental or genetic stress during its development. Consequently, FA is widely used as an index of stress. The goa...
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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) is an important vegetable crop in the world and the third largest vegetable crop in Malaysia in terms of planting area. Available hybrids in the market reached a yield plateau due to insufficient exploitation of hybrid vigour and susceptibility to Begomoviruses. The present study aimed to evaluate 20 cucumber F1 hybrid...
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Plant-growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) increase the germination percentage and the vigor of seeds, thus determining aspects for the efficient production of seedlings and the prompt establishment of crops in the field. In this study, the effect of the biopriming of rhizobacteria was evaluated: Bacillus cereus (KBEndo4P6), Acinetobacter radiores...
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Introduction Low light stress inhibits plant growth due to a line of physiological disruptions in plants, and is one of the major barriers to protected cucumber cultivation in northern China. Methods To comprehensively understand the responses of cucumber seedlings to low-light stress, the low-light-tolerant line (M67) and The low-light-sensitive...
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Pollen tube guidance within female tissues of flowering plants can be divided into preovular guidance, ovular guidance and a connecting stage called pollen tube emergence. As yet, no female factor has been identified to positively regulate this transition process. In this study, we show that an ovary-expressed bHLH transcription factor Cucumis sati...
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Trypsin can significantly improve the storage quality of Cucumis sativus (C. sativus) due to its novel superoxide scavenging activity. Based on the results of physiological indices, an integrated analysis of widely targeted metabolomics and transcriptomics was carried out, gene function was further confirmed by VIGS, a potential molecular mechanism...
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WD40 proteins, a super gene family in eukaryotes, are involved in multiple biological processes. Members of this family have been identified in several plants and shown to play key roles in various development processes, including acting as scaffolding molecules with other proteins. However, WD40 proteins have not yet been systematically analyzed a...
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of the White Sea brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum, Fucus vesiculosus, Laminaria digitata and Saccharina latissimi extracts on plant growth and biomass accumulation. Extracts were obtained by isopropanol maceration method. Growth promoting effects of all four seaweed extracts were observed at...
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Background The calmodulin-like (CML) protein is a crucial Ca ²⁺ -binding protein that can sense and conduct the Ca ²⁺ signal in response to extracellular stimuli. The CML protein families have been identified and characterized in many species. Nevertheless, scarce information on cucumber CML is retrievable. Methods In this study, bioinformatic ana...
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The consumption of fresh vegetables has been consistently associated with numerous health benefits. However, several factors (such as allelochemicals) influence yield, quality, and metabolites, which inevitably affect the fruit quality and health benefits. The present study was conducted to investigate the yield, quality, metabolic responses, and p...
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Alternative food production technologies are being developed to meet the global increase in population and demand for a more sustainable food supply. Aquaponics, a combined method of vegetable and fish production, is an emerging technology that is widely regarded as sustainable. Yet, there has been limited research on its environmental performance,...
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As an internal modification of transcripts, RNA methylation determines RNA fate by changing RNA–protein binding affinity. In plants, RNA methylation is ubiquitous and is involved in all aspects of RNA post-transcriptional regulation. For instance, long-distance mobile RNAs, strongly influenced by their methylation status, play important roles in pl...
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Since ancient time, plants and there parts have been used widely against dreadful pathogens due to ability of killing microbes. Waste from fruits and vegetables are pulling in more interest in exploration due to their therapeutic properties such as anti-pathogenic activity. In the present study antimicrobial and cytotoxicity properties of herbal co...
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Cucumber plant (Cucumis sativus L.) is a vegetable plant that has many ingredients which can be used as vegetables, fresh vegetables, salads, or pickles and also cucumber plants can be beneficial for health. Production of cucumber plants in Indonesia from year to year has always decreased. The cause of the low production of cucumber plants in Indon...
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The study of three roadsoil contamination in the Sfax region by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons showed a significant variation between the three sites and proportional to the distance from the road. The variation between the physicochemical characteristics of three soils influenced the spatial distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydroacarbons. Qua...
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Fruit glossiness is an important external fruit quality trait that greatly affects the marketability of fresh cucumber (Cucumis sativus) fruits. A few reports have suggested that the extent of cuticular wax loading influences the glossiness of the fruit surface. In the present study, we tested the wax contents of two inbred cucumber lines, comparin...
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Herbicides made from natural molecules are cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternatives to synthetic chemical herbicides for controlling weeds in the crop field. In this context, an investigation was carried out to ascertain the allelopathic potential of Parthenium hysterophorus L. as well as to identify its phenolic components which ar...
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Plants often suffer from hypoxic stress due to flooding caused by extreme weather. Hypoxia usually leads to restricted oxygen supply and alters metabolic patterns from aerobic to anaerobic. Cucumber roots are fragile and highly sensitive to damage from hypoxic stress. The purpose of this study was to investigate the regulatory mechanism of exogenou...
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Drought is one of the most important abiotic stress factors affecting crop yields and qualities worldwide. One drought-sensitive plant is the cucumber, which has a high transpiration rate. Grafting is recognized as a promising approach to increasing tolerance to abiotic stresses in cucumber. In this study, it is aimed to determine the rootstock tha...
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Eleven cucumber genotypes were grown under greenhouse and hydroponic conditions in Alajuela, Costa Rica in two different production seasons (dry and rainy) to compare their yield and quality. The harvest of all genotypes started 31 days after transplant (dat) in the dry season, and between 28 and 30 dat in the rainy season. In general, cucumber fru...
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Nitrogen is an important factor affecting crop yield, but excessive use of chemical nitrogen fertilizer has caused decline in nitrogen utilization and soil and water pollution. Reducing the utilization of chemical nitrogen fertilizers by biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) is feasible for green production of crops. However, there are few reports on...
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Major latex-like proteins (MLPs) play crucial roles in abiotic and biotic stresses. However, little was known about this gene family in cucumbers. In this study, a total of 37 putative cucumber MLP genes were identified on a genome-wide level and classified into three groups by sequence homologous comparison with Arabidopsis thaliana. Chromosome ma...
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Se evaluaron once genotipos de pepino producidos bajo invernadero en condiciones hidropónicas en Alajuela, Costa Rica, en dos épocas de producción (seca y lluviosa), para comparar su rendimiento y calidad. Los genotipos de pepino iniciaron cosecha a los 31 días después del trasplante (ddt) en la época seca, y entre los 28 y 30 ddt en la época lluvi...
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Herbicides are commonly used to control weed. However, some plants are resistant to such products. To identify less harmful herbicides, it is crucial to search for different mechanisms of action. Thymol is an easily acquired allelopathic compound, capable of producing its respective semisynthetic derivative, thymoxyacetic acid. The aim of this stud...
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La investigación se realizó en la especie Cucumis sativus L. variedad Híbrido YA-2005 en la Unidad Productiva “Campo Antena” perteneciente al municipio de Santiago de Cuba, con el objetivo de evaluar el efecto de las rizobacterias nativas RR79, RR72 y RC138, sobre el crecimiento y el rendimiento del cultivo de pepino en condiciones de cultivos prot...
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Editorial PhD. Yamilka Pino-Sera Efectos de las bacterias RR72, RR79 y RC138 en el crecimiento de Cucumis sativus L en casa de cultivos protegidos María Caridad Mustelier-Ocle, Taymi Garza-Borges, Dayliana Ruiz-La O, Amanda Cutiño-Mendoza, Madeleine Fernández-Hechavarría Diseño del sistema automatizado para la generación y gestión de documentos en...
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This 8-week randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study aimed to assess the effectiveness of supplementation with an extract of Cucumis sativus L. (20 mg/day) on pain and other variables in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) over 40 years. The change in pain intensity using a 1–10 cm visual analog scale (VAS) was the primary endpoint. Fift...
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The multi-faceted benefits of growing crops under protected cultivation are gradually establishing it as a promising technology for vegetable cultivation in India. However, the adoption of successive cropping patterns in soil-based closed structures is leading to the buildup of soil-borne pathogens and pests, which are becoming a major hindrance to...
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The metabolite profiling of white foamy substance local white cultivar of Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) was performed using HR-LCMS. Prominent compounds with MS spectra, peak list, and compound structure were studied. Which pertains to Cucurbitaceae. The cytotoxic activity was studied on onion root tip squash and microscopic evaluation was done. Th...
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Plants exhibit various behaviors of growth and allocation that play an important role in plant performance and social interaction as they grow together. However, it is unclear how Cucumis sativus plants respond to different neighbors. Here, we performed 5 neighbor combinations with C. sativus as the focal species. The selected materials of C. sativ...
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This study aims to obtain the best concentration of aloe vera POC on the growth and yield of cucumber plants, to determine the time interval of giving the best aloe vera POC to the growth and yield of cucumber plants, and to determine the effect of the interaction of concentration and frequency of aloe vera POC on the growth and yield of cucumber p...
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Hipertensi atau tekanan darah tinggi ialah penyakit silent killer yang dapat membunuh secara diam – diam tanpa gejala yang timbul. Faktor resiko yang dapat menyebabkan hipertensi yaitu usia, jenis kelamin, genetik, riwayat penyakit, dan gaya hidup. Pengobatan hipertensi secara sintetik memiliki efek samping, sehingga masyarakat mulai memilih pengob...
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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) is a crop plant being the third most-produced vegetable developed as a new model plant. Heavy metal pollution is a serious global problem that affects crop production. An industrial activity has led to high emissions of Cd into the environment. Plants realize adaptive strategies to diminish the toxic effects of Cd. The...
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Background In June 2020, severe symptoms of leaf mosaic and fruit malformation were observed on greenhouse-grown cucumber plants in Xizhou Township of Changhua County, Taiwan. An unknown virus, designated CX-2, was isolated from a diseased cucumber sample by single lesion isolation on Chenopodium quinoa leaves. Identification of CX-2 was performed....
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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) fruits, which are eaten at an immature stage of development, can vary extensively in morphological features such as size, shape, waxiness, spines, warts, and flesh thickness. Different types of cucumbers that vary in these morphological traits are preferred throughout the world. Numerous studies in recent years have ad...
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Growing awareness of the economic and health benefits of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) as a nutritional crop has renewed interest in the production and development of improved cultivars. Breeding of local cucumber cultivars especially in Malaysia, under tropical conditions is scarce. UniSZA has initiated research in cucumber breeding with the objec...
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This work was conducted on the use of the RE (radicle emergence) test to estimate the seedling emergence (SE) and quality (seedling shoot weight (SSW), seedling root weight (SRW) and seedling height (SH)) of twelve hybrid cucumber seed lots with high germination (>95%) at low temperature conditions, high salt conditions and a combination of the two...
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disease with presently unknown cure. However, its management involves the reduction of pain, and immunological and biochemicals disorders. Natural plants have been proven to be safe and less cost-effective treatment for arthritis management. The study aimed at evaluating the effects of...
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Grafting is widely applied to enhance the tolerance of some vegetables to biotic and abiotic stress. Salicylic acid (SA) is known to be involved in grafting-induced chilling tolerance in cucumber. Here, we revealed that grafting with pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata, Cm) as a rootstock improved chilling tolerance and increased the accumulation of SA, ab...
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The field experiment was conducted to know the yield performance of cucumber var. Bhaktapur Local with the application of plant growth regulators (PGRs) in the farmers’ field of Lamjung, Nepal during September to November, 2013. Five treatments (Four PGRs; NAA @10 ppm, GA3 @ 50ppm, GA3 @100ppm, MH@ 60ppm and distilled water as control) were replica...
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Amrul HMZN, Pasaribu N, Harahap RH, Aththorick TA. 2022. Ethnobiological study of Hare, a traditional food in the Parmalim community, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Biodiversitas 23: 6082-6088. Indonesia has a variety of traditional foods that come from different social and cultural communities. One of the tribes in North Sumatra is the Batak. In the To...
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Most soils of southwestern Nigeria have low soil organic matter. They experience weed interference which competes with economic crops for available soil nutrients that results in crop losses, harvesting difficulties and accelerated insect pest attack. This study was carried out at the Teaching and Research Farm of the Agricultural Technology depart...
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Annual plants allocate soil nutrients to floral display and pollinator rewards to ensure pollination success in a single season. Nitrogen and phosphorus are critical soil nutrients whose levels are altered by intensive land use that may affect plants’ fitness via pollinator attractiveness through floral display and rewards. In a controlled greenhou...
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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) has a fairly good nutritional content and is in great demand by the public. Cucumber production in NTT continues to increase, but it is still low when compared to national production data. One of the efforts made is to use liquid organic fertilizers that are cheap and easy to get around us because they come from natura...
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The ameliorative effects and its mitigation mechanisms of selenium (Se) on cadmium (Cd) toxicity in cucumber seedlings were studied through hydroponic experiments. Cd and other mineral nutrient concentrations, antioxidant enzyme activities, and antioxidant contents in cucumber were studied. The results revealed that exogenous Se significantly decre...
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As the consumption of plant products grown under regulated-climate conditions intensifies, its production also intensifies. Peat substrate as a growing medium is widely used due to its desirable physical, chemical, and biological properties. Peatlands play an important ecological, economic, and cultural role in human well-being, but their resources...
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In natural systems, plant–endophyte interactions are important for reducing abiotic and biotic stresses in plants by producing a variety of metabolites that protect plants from pathogens and herbivores. Biocontrol strategies are increasingly being used as a viable alternative to chemical pesticides. Entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) are one of them, and...
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Objetivo: evaluar el efecto de la aplicación foliar de fertilizantes y extracto de algas. Materiales y métodos: se utilizaron cuatro tratamientos: fertilizantes (FF); extracto de algas (A); fertilizantes + extracto de algas (FF+A); y testigo-T para valorar el rendimiento y la calidad del pepino cv. Modan cultivado bajo invernadero en Costa Rica. La...
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Objective: to evaluate the effects of foliar spray of fertilizers and seaweed extract. Materials and methods: four treatments were evaluated: fertilizers (FF); seaweed extract (SE); fertilizers + seaweed extract (FF+SE); and control-C), for their effect on the yield and quality of cucumber cv. Modan grown under greenhouse conditions in Costa Rica....
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Hyperlipidemia is linked to an elevated risk of atherosclerosis disease and managing this risk factor is crucial. This study was aimed at investigation of high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) analysis and antihyperlipidemic effect of hydroalcoholic extract of seeds of the plant Cucumis sativus L in Wistar albino rats. The rats were divide...
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Background: Leaf color mutants are ideal materials to study pigment metabolism and photosynthesis. Leaf color variations are mainly affected by chlorophylls (Chls) and carotenoid contents and chloroplast development in higher plants. However, the regulation of chlorophyll metabolism remains poorly understood in many plant species. The chloroplast...
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The fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) is an important pest of cucurbit fruits. It reduces the quality and yield of cucumber despite the use of chemical pesticides harmful to humans and the environment. Thus, this study was conducted in the Tonkpi region to compare the efficacy of the botanical extract BioELIT® to the chemical p...
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This study investigates the attachment ability of the oligophagous melon ladybird beetle Chnootriba elaterii to leaves of several Cucurbitaceae species. Using cryo-SEM, we described adult and larva tarsal attachment devices and leaf surface structures (glandular and non-glandular trichomes) in Citrullus lanatus, Cucumis melo, Cucumis sativus, Cucur...
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In this paper we show that metabolic engineering in Cucurbita pepo hairy roots can be used to both effectively increase and modify cucurbitacins. Cucurbitacins are highly-oxygenated triterpenoids originally described in the Cucurbitaceae family, but have since been found in 15 taxonomically distant plant families. Cucurbitacin B, D, E and I are the...
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Objetivo: evaluar el efecto de la aplicación foliar de fertilizantes y extracto de algas. Materiales y métodos: se utilizaron cuatro tratamientos: fertilizantes (FF); extracto de algas (A); fertilizantes + extracto de algas (FF+A) y testigo-T para valorar el rendimiento y la calidad del pepino cv. Modan cultivado bajo invernadero en Costa Rica. Las...
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The downy mildew disease of cucurbits is considered the most economically damaging disease of Cucurbitaceae worldwide. The causal agent, Pseudoperonospora cubensis (Berkeley & Curtis), may cause complete crop losses of cucurbits. Few commercial cucurbit cultivars are resistant to this disease. Commercially, P. cubensis is controlled primarily with...
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qRT-PCR is a common and key technical means to study gene expression in biological research. However, reliability and accuracy of quantification by qRT-PCR is entirely dependent on the identification of appropriate reference genes. Cucumber as an economical vegetable is widely cultivated worldwide and is subject to serious nematode infection, espec...