How many varieties of zucchini are there?

Answer Actually, just one. You may find it in the store in slightly different shapes and colors, but that's just a result of how this summer squash is grown. Its scientific name is Cucurbita pepo, a speci... Read More »

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What are the dangers of replacing old varieties with new varieties using biotechnology?

Opinions on dangers of biotechnology There is a risk of narrowing the genetic pool so plants then become weaker over time. It can increase dependence on artificial fertilizers and pesticides. Some... Read More »

What is the plural of zucchini?

It's already plural.. "We had a plate of zucchini for dinner." "Honey don't forget to grab some zucchini on the way home". Wait a tick... Now that i think of it, you could say zucchini's. "We had t... Read More »

When is zucchini ripe?

Zucchini is ripe when it is approximately 6 inches long and 2 inches wide. Look for the blooms as an indicator that the vegetable is almost ready for picking. Harvested zucchinis can keep in the re... Read More »

Is zucchini a squash?

Zucchini falls into the category of summer squash along with the crookneck, straightneck and scallop squash varieties. This popular vegetable makes its way into soups and stews or can be grated and... Read More »