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Muskmelon production in California

by Glen N. Davis

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Published by Division of Agricultural Sciences, University of California in [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muskmelon

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [39]).

    StatementGlen N. Davis ... [et al.].
    SeriesCircular / University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station -- 536, Circular (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 536.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[39] p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25389313M

    Muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) I. Subject These test guidelines apply to all varieties, hybrids and parental lines of muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) including C. melo L. subsp. cantalupensis and C. melo L. subsp. reticulatus. II. Seed Material RequiredFile Size: KB. Muskmelon Cucumis melo reticulatus Carrie Stellpflug Organic Seed Saving June 3, 2 Geographic Cultural Origins. Wild populations of Cucumis melo occur in desert and savanna regions of Africa, Arabia, SW Asia. Cultivated in Egypt early as BC but no distinction made between netted and non-netted types and name muskmelon was used.

    Planting Instructions. When purchasing Melon seeds, check with your local nursery to find out which varieties do best in your region. Melon seeds can be planted or transplanted when the soil temperature warms to a temperature above 70° F. Introduction: Cantaloupe, also known as muskmelon is one of the most popular forms of melon in the United States and is grown widely in California as well as throughout Europe, although the original source of cantaloupe was actually in Africa, Iran, and India/5(14).

    ISSN: The Plant Health Instructor is a journal of peer-reviewed instructional materials and teaching scholarship for plant pathology and closely related disciplines. 2 • Watermelon Production in California. edress application, or delivered in irrigation water (fertigation). Nitrogen application is typically split between a small preplant and one or more in-season applications. In drip-irrigated culture, small weeklyFile Size: KB.


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Male sterility has immense potential for production of hybrid cultivars of muskmelon. Five recessive nuclear male sterile genes (ms-1, ms-2, ms-3, ms-4, ms- 5) are known. The genetic male sterile line MS-1, (genotype ms-1) of muskmelon was introduced in India more than 20 years ago and is still the only line available in India.

Figure 1: Area (A) and total production (B) of cantaloupe and honeydew melons harvested in California since [11,12]. Melon Production in California Patricia Lazicki and Daniel Geisseler Historic Background "Melon" is a general name given to the many types of fruit in the muskmelon family.

The Reticulatus group (which includes theFile Size: KB. California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia and Indiana are the leading U.S. producers of cantaloupes (muskmelons).

In Indiana, muskmelons are grown largely in the southern part of the state. The total U.S. cantaloupe crop was harvested fromacres in with a total yield ofcwt (average yield = cwt/acre), and a total value of. Muskmelon Growing Guide Crop Rotation Group. Cucurbits (Squash family) Soil. Rich soil with plenty of compost added.

Often grown in widely spaced enriched hills, or in well-aged compost heaps that include some soil. Position.

Full sun. Frost tolerant. Feeding. After plants set fruit, feed twice, at two week intervals, with a water soluble. Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) is a species of melon that has been developed into many cultivated varieties.

These include smooth-skinned varieties such as honeydew, Crenshaw, and casaba, and different netted cultivars (cantaloupe, Persian melon, and Santa Claus or Christmas melon). The large number of cultivars in this species approaches that found in wild cabbage, though Clade: Angiosperms.

In his book Muskmelon Production (, 15), John Lloyd provided a photograph showing the old Netted Gem beside its Rocky Ford progeny. Rocky Ford was long considered a synonym for a type of. Muskmelon, also called nutmeg melon, any of several varieties of netted-rind melons in the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), noted for their musky-scented sweet juicy orange flesh.

Muskmelons are among the most-important commercial melons and are commonly eaten fresh. Although the term muskmelon is sometimes loosely applied to any dessert melon, in botanical usage it refers. Cantaloupe (Muskmelon) in Maryland Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo) is a warm-season crop that generated $ million in sales in the U.S.

in (1). Most commercial production occurs in California and Arizona, but historically production has centered in Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey (14). Cantaloupe grows best in well-File Size: KB. Benefits Of Muskmelon: 7 More Reasons To Love The Summer Fruit The summers are here in all its glory.

While most of us cannot wait for the king of fruits mangoes, we have to agree that summer is more than just that. It is the season of several other juicy and delicious fruits that deserve their own share of fame.

production of muskmelons. Varie- ties resistant to powdery mildew are extensively used in California and the Southwest, where this disease is very damaging to susceptible vari- eties. There are varieties with con- siderable resistance to downy.

Production Requirements The words cantaloupe and muskmelon are used rather loosely and are interchangeable. All varieties and types of muskmelon belong to the same genus and species; however, cantaloupe belongs to a different botanical variety (subgroup) than winter type muskmelons.

Muskmelons with netted, greenFile Size: KB. Commercial Watermelon Production 1 Watermelon is a warm-season crop related to can-taloupe, squash, cucumber and pumpkin.

Watermelons can be grown on any well-drained soil throughout Georgia but are particularly well adapted to the Coastal Plain soils of South Georgia. Yields of 20, to 40, pounds per acre are common.

Cantaloupe was grown by Native Americans near Montreal in the s and made its way to the U.S. East Coast by the mids. Commercial marketing of cantaloupe did not begin until in the s. The average American eats almost 9 pounds of cantaloupe annually and much of this fruit is grown in California, which leads the country in production.

Melon. Production. Cantaloupe Production in California:: UC ANR Publication ; Mixed Melon Production in California:: UC ANR Publication ; Watermelon Production in California:: UC ANR Publication ; Production Statistics and Costs. Califorrnia agricultural production statistics; Crop profile:: California ; Guidelines to production costs and practices for vegetable.

Burrell's Jumbo Muskmelon. Thick, sweet, salmon-colored flesh. Canary Yellow Melon. Bright light-yellow skin that is slightly wrinkled with sweet, pale green flesh. Charentais Cantaloupe. Salmon colored, very fragrant and tasty. A variety of true cantaloupe.

Pear-shaped, pounds, green to yellow skin and salmon-pink flesh. Purdue University’s College of Agriculture leads globally in the science and business of agriculture, food, life, and natural resources, positively changing the world through our unwavering commitment to excellence in serving the land grant missions.

Muskmelon aids other benefits like skin and hair benefits include hydration and rejuvenation of skin,skin cells regeneration. It helps prevent aging symptoms. Muskmelon is also used in the treatment of eczema and other skin problems. It also helps to combat hair loss and works as a perfect : Lybrate.

Guide to the commercial production of muskmelon (cantaloupe) and related melons:: Alabama Cooperative Extension System () Honey bee pollination of cantaloupe, cucumber and watermelon:: UC ANR Publication () Melon research reports in Fresno County. China produces more than 60% of the world production of cucumber.

In the MA, Turkey is the leading country ( Tmt) followed by Egypt ( Tmt) and Spain ( Tmt). Spain is the main exporter (45 Tmt) and France the main importer (71 Tmt). Melon (Cucumis melo) has a large variability, and different types are cultivated in the Mediterranean basin.

Muskmelons Originated in Persia The muskmelon (Cucumis melo), like watermelon, is hardly a vegetable, but it is an important truck and garden is a tendency in America to refer to muskmelons merely as "melons," but that is confusing because watermelons are also loosely called "melons.".

Muskmelon is a type of cantaloupe fruit, which is widely preferred during summer. This cantaloupe is popular in most Asian countries, US and Europe. The major quality of Muskmelon is its high water content and cooling properties.

The rich properti. 11 Important Benefits of Cantaloupe or Muskmelon Food & Nutrition By Brandi Marcene December 6, Cantaloupe or Muskmelon health benefits includes supporting good eye health, relieving stress, delaying aging process, improving immune system, alleviating menstrual cramps, aiding weight loss, clearing skin, a natural face mask, a good hair.muskmelon: see melonmelon, fruit of Cucumis melo, a plant of the family Curcurbitaceae (gourd family) native to Asia and now cultivated extensively in warm regions.

There are many varieties, differing in taste, color, and skin texture—e.g. Click the link for more information. muskmelon[′məsk‚melən] (botany) Cucumis melo.

The edible.