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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Squash Collection
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Squash ProductionCucurbita are members of the Cucurbitaceae family. Taxonomically, there are 6 species associated with this genus (C. maxima, C. mixta, C. moschata, C. pepo, C. ficifolia and C. foetidissima).  Cucurbita are annual crops, seed production is accomplished in one year.  There are more than 800 different accessions of Cucurbita at the PGRU.

 

 

Species
Number of Accessions
C. maxima
810
C. maxima subsp. andreana
6
C. moschata
1
Cucurbita sp.
2

Squash Crop Germplasm Report


Last Modified: 2/23/2011
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