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As a comment about Cucumber (Cucumis sativus 'Big Burpless'), farmerdill wrote:

6/30/06. This one is a dud for me. Not very productive, but also has a disagreeable texture. The worst excuse for a cucumber that I have tried to date.
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Nov 14, 2012 10:53 AM CST

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Dill, what does it mean when a cucumber is burpless?
Name: Dillard Haley
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farmerdill
Nov 14, 2012 5:20 PM CST
For many people, cucumbers react with stomach acids to produce gases which results in burping. The "burpless cucumbers do not produce this effect or at least to a lesser degree. Not all people experience this phenomena, but for those who do, "Burpless" is a big selling point.
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Dec 7, 2012 4:26 PM CST

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I read this and meant to reply and thank you, and I thought I had but apparently didn't. I appreciate the info!

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