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Meet The Plant Series: Cucurbitaceae

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UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County

Twin Lakes Park

6700 Clark Rd.

Sarasota, FL 34241

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Our 'Meet the Plant' Series is an introduction to plant families of important agricultural and cultural crop plants. Each month, we will discuss the natural history, center of origin, phytochemistry, and agricultural history of different species within the plant family. This series of talks is intended to expand the awareness and familiarity of the general public with different Florida crops. Register early through Eventbrite.com to reserve your seat and receive notice of any changes.

The topic for this date is the plant family of Cucurbitaceae. This family includes crops such as squash, pumpkin, zucchini, some gourds, cucumber, melon, luffa, calabash, and watermelon. Your presenter is Robert Kluson, Ph.D., agriculture and natural resources agent.

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UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County

Twin Lakes Park

6700 Clark Rd.

Sarasota, FL 34241

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