General Information
NameYellow zucchini
Scientific NameCucurbita pepo var. cylindrica
DescriptionZucchini or courgette is a summer squash which can reach nearly a meter in length, but which is usually harvested at half that size or less. Along with certain other squashes and pumpkins, it belongs to the species Cucurbita pepo. (Wikipedia) Yellow zucchini, or golden zucchini, was developed by the W. Atlee Burpee Seed Company from a Fordhook Zucchini crossed with a Bicolored Gourd and released in 1973 (http://www.cooksinfo.com/burpee-golden-zucchini). It is said to have a distinctive flavour that is somewhat sweeter than green zucchini.
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Classification
GroupGourds
Sub-GroupGourds
Taxonomy
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Composition
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References
Content Reference— Saxholt, E., et al. 'Danish food composition databank, revision 7.' Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (2008).
— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.
— Rothwell JA, Pérez-Jiménez J, Neveu V, Medina-Ramon A, M'Hiri N, Garcia Lobato P, Manach C, Knox K, Eisner R, Wishart D, Scalbert A. (2013) Phenol-Explorer 3.0: a major update of the Phenol-Explorer database to incorporate data on the effects of food processing on polyphenol content. Database, 10.1093/database/bat070.
— Duke, James. 'Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. United States Department of Agriculture.' Agricultural Research Service, Accessed April 27 (2004).