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Group Title: NFREC Research report - University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ; 90-4
Title: Cantaloupe variety evaluation, 1982-1988
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Title: Cantaloupe variety evaluation, 1982-1988
Series Title: NFREC Research report
Physical Description: 5 p. : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Olson, Stephen Michael
Snell, J. M
North Florida Research and Education Center (Quincy, Fla.)
Publisher: North Florida Research and Education Center
Place of Publication: Quincy Fla
Publication Date: 1990
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Subject: Muskmelon -- Varieties -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Muskmelon -- Yields -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Statement of Responsibility: S.M. Olson and J.M. Snell.
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Funding: Research report (North Florida Research and Education Center (Quincy, Fla.)) ;
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Source Institution: University of Florida
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CANTALOUPE



VARIETY EVALUATION


1982 -


1988


S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Associate Professor and Biological Scientist III
North Florida Research and Education Center
Route 3 Box 4370
Quincy, Florida 32351
Telephone 904/627-9236


NFREC Research Report Number 90-4

Central Science
Library
JAN 17 1990

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TABLE 1


CANTALOUPE
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS QUINCY


Unit Reporting: North Florida Research and Education Center..
Leader: S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Planted: May 9, 1983, replanted from March 29, 1983
Harvested: July 19-25, 1983
Soil: Orangeburg loamy fine sand


Average
Marketable Fruit
Seed Yield Weight
Entry Source (cwt/A) (lb)


Earlisweet Petoseed 142.3 az 2.35 f-e
Super Sprint Petoseed 131.6 ab 1.82 jkl
AC70-154 AL AES 130.9 ab 2.51 d-k
AC68-57 AL AES 121.8 abc 1.83 jkl
Earli Dew Petoseed 121.0 abc 3.81 a

AC81-55 AL AES 114.6 abc 1.81 jkl
Topset Petoseed 109.4 a-d 2.11 h-l
Mainstream Northrup King 109.2 a-d 1.97 i-i
AC75-1 AL AES 108.4 a-d 2.46 d-k
Ambrosia Burpee 103.9 a-e 3.37 a-d

Dixie Jumbo Petoseed 100.0 a-f 2.41 e-k
Summet Asgrow 98.2 a-f 3.24 a-f
Zenith Sunseeds 95.3 a-f 2.88 a-i
AC68-52 AL AES 94.1 a-f 2.35 f-l
FL93-71L CFREC 92.7 a-g 2.98 a-h

NV902 Northrup King 92.4 a-g 1.67 kl
Super Market Petoseed 83.4 a-g 3.16 a-g
Burpee's Hybrid Burpee 79.4 a-g 2.79 b-h
FL93-8L CFREC 79.1 a-g 3.32 a-e
Star-Trek Harris Moran 71.9 b-g 3.10 a-g


Planter's Jumbo
Planter's Jumbo
*Magnum 45
*Classic
Gold Star


Asgrow
Northrup King
Petoseed
Petoseed
Harris Moran


71.7
70.3
68.5
67.6
66.4


2.66
2.39
2.48
3.10
2.79


c-j
e-k
d-k
a-g
b-i


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Table 1. (Continued)


Average
Marketable Fruit
Seed Yield Weight
Entry Source (cwt/A) (Ib)


Saticoy Petoseed 63.1 c-g 3.17 a-f
Superstar Harris Moran 59.1 c-g 3.63 ab
Harvest Pride Castle 55.7 c-g 1.82 jkl
Edisto 47 Northrup King 44.3 d-g 3.11 a-g
NV900 Northrup King 41.8 efg 1.43 1

Top Score Petoseed 37.0 fg 2.20 g-l
Edisto 47 Burrel 28.0 g 3.60 abc


Mean separation Duncan's Multiple Range Test, 5% level.

Comments: In-row spacing 24 in., between row spacing 7 ft.
irrigation. Fertilizer applied 150-100-180 Ib/A N-P20,-K20.


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TABLE 2


CANTALOUPE
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS-QUINCY

Unit Reporting: North Florida Research and Education Center
Leader: S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Planted: March 28, 1984
Harvested: June 13 July 5, 1984; nine harvests
Soil: Orangeburg loamy fine sand


Average
Fruit Soluble Fruit Showing
Seed Marketable Yield (cwt/A) Weight Solids WMV-2 Symptomsy
Entry Source Early" Total (lb) (%) (% by weight)


Dixie Jumbo Petoseed 239.3 a-dx 386.7 a 3.26 d-g 10.2 2
Mainstream Northrup King 129.1 g-i 368.3 ab 2.30 jk 11.3 0
Super Sprint Petoseed 305.7 a 337.5 a-c 2.28 jk 10.9 0
Saticoy Petoseed 152.7 e-h 335.5 a-c 3.89 bc 11.6 5
Ambrosia Burpee 243.1'a-d 324.6 a-c 3.41 d-f 9.8 5

Earlisweet Petoseed 285.1 ab 316.6 a-c 2.10 k 11.0 1
Superstar Harris Moran 277.7 a-c 307.9 a-d 4.82 a 8.4 19
Earli Dew Petoseed 188.5 d-g 305.0 a-d 3.84 bc 11.7 0
Planter's Jumbo Northrup King 216.6 b-e 292.3 b-e 3.29 d-g 11.0 0
Top Score Petoseed 75.4 i-k 281.6 c-f 2.95 g-i 11.2 0

Burpee Hybrid Burpee 254.0 a-d 278.4 c-f 3.67 cd 8.9 24
Camelot Asgrow 196.9 d-f 275.5 c-f 2.55 ij 10.4 10
Super Market Petoseed 212.4 c-e 271.0 c-f 3.05 f-h 10.0 5
*Magnum 45 Petoseed 136.0 f-i 266.2 c-f 2.74 hi 10.8 2
Summet Asgrow 224.2 b-d 263.4 c-f 3.05 f-h 9.2 4

*Classic Petoseed 218.1 b-e 260.9 c-f 3.62 cd 8.4 26
Carnival Asgrow 206.1 de 259.0 c-f 3.10 f-h 10.3 7
Star-Trek Harris Moran 210.2 c-e 254.4 c-g 3.64 cd 10.1 20
Gold Star Harris Moran 220.5 b-e 227.7 d-g 3.53 c-e 8.4 25
Harvest Pride Castle 88.3 h-k 218.5 e-g 2.93 g-i 12.7 4

Hiline Asgrow 29.5 k 205.9 fg 3.19 e-h 9.7 0'
NV 902 Northrup King 121.3 hi 176.7 hg 1.96 k 9.4 1
Edisto 47 Northrup King 27.3 k 175.1 gh 4.21 b 11.8 0
Roadside Petoseed 101.1 h-j 108.9 hi 4.22 b 10.0 68
Zenith Sunseeds 49.5 jk 82.4 i 3.31 d-g 10.1 65

"Harvested before June 26, 1984.
YPercent fruit by weight showing virus symptoms later identified as watermelon mosiac virus II, not
included in total yield due to greening or shape of fruit.
"Mean separation Duncan's Multiple Range Test, 5% level.
Comments: In-row spacing 20 in., between row spacing 7 ft. Grown on black polyethylene mulch with
overhead irrigation. Fertilizer applied 170-132-195 lb/A N-P2O-K O.
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TABLE 3


CANTALOUPE
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS-QUINCY

Unit Reporting: North Florida Research and Education Center
Leader: S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Planted: March 25, 1986
Harvested: June 10 July 3, 1986; 10 harvests
Soil: Orangeburg loamy fine sand


Marketable Average
Yield (cwt/A) Fruit Weight (Ib)
Variety Seed Source Early Total Early Seasonal


Dixie Jumbo Petoseed 265.8 a-cJ 450.0 a 2.66 b-d 2.71 c-g
Mainstream Northrup King 265.3 a-c 438.0 a 2.13 ef 1.96 jk
Gold Star Harris Moran 209.8 b-f 428.4 ab 3.55 a 3.60 a
Planter's Jumbo Northrup King \ 310.7 ab 405.5 a-c 2.78 bc 2.79 c-f
Earlisweet Petoseed 316.6 ab 402.0 a-c 1.73 f 1.85 k
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Super Star Harris Moran 358.2 a 400.9 a-c 3.78 a 3.81 a
Hy Mark Petoseed 219.3 b-e 398.1 a-c 2.57 b-d 2.62 d-h
Summet Asgrow 243.8 a-d 392.5 a-c 2.91 b 3.13 bc
*Classic Petoseed 278.7 a-c 381.1 a-c 3.48 a 3.45 ab
Super Market Petoseed 208.5 b-f 360.0 a-d 2.62 b-d 2.83 c-e
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Star Trek Harris Moran 202.1 b-f 358.6 a-d 3.53 a 3.50 ab
Camelot Asgrow 199.9 b-f 352.3 a-d 2.25 de 2.31 g-j
Market Star Petoseed 165.6 c-g 347.3 a-d 2.94 b 2.97 cd
Hiline Asgrow 138.2 d-g 346.4 a-d 2.82 bc 2.63 d-h
Saticoy Petoseed 63.1 g 339.8 a-d 3.56 a 3.57 a

Top Flight Abbott & Cobb 204.0 b-f 327.2 b-d 2.41 c-e 2.47 e-i
Producer Abbott & Cobb 97.3 fg 320.0 b-d 2.26 de 2.37 f-j
*Magnum 45 Petoseed 185.8 c-f 315.0 cd 2.11 ef 2.22 h-k
Earli Dew Petoseed 217.2 b-e 264.8 d 3.44 a 3.10 bc
Performer Abbott & Cobb 109.3 e-g 255.5 d 2.09 ef 2.10 i-k

ZEarly harvest period, June 10-20, 1986.

YMean separation by Duncan's Multiple Range Test, 5% level.


Comments: In-row spacing 20 in. (2 plants/hill), between row spacing 8
black polyethylene mulch with overhead irrigation. Fertilizer applied
N-P 20-K 0. Growing season was hot and dry.


feet. Grown on
170-132-195 Ib/A


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TABLE 4

CANTALOUPE
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS-QUINCY

Unit Reporting: North Florida Research and Education Center
Leader: S. M. Olson and J. M. Snell
Planted: April 13, 1988
Harvested: June 22 July 15, 1988; ten harvests
Soil: Orangeburg loamy fine sand


Marketable Average
Cultivar/ Yield (cwt/A) Fruit Weight (Ib)
Breeding line Source Early' Total Early Seasonal


Nova Northrup King 517.7 aY 617.5 a 5.46 b 5.56 b
XPH 5361 Asgrow 469.4 a 532.9 ab 4.90 c 4.93 c
Explorer Northrup King 202.3 d-f 501.9 a-c 2.55 i 2.81 h-i
Aragon Asgrow 323.3 b-e 492.7 a-c 3.33 e-g 3.26 e-h
Hy Mark Petoseed 242.9 c-f 480.6 bc 3.07 f-h 3.06 f-i
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Earli Dew Petoseed 432.2 ab 473.0 bc 3.58 ef 3.53 ef
Morning Dew Harris Moran 194.4 ef 471.9 bc 7.06 a 6.92 a
Top Flight Petoseed 225.4 c-f 466.9 bc 2.85 g-i 2.88 g-i
Pulsar Petoseed 435.0 ab 466.5 bc 4.31 d 4.34 d
Summmet Asgrow 324.3 b-e 465.7 bc 3.32 e-g 3.46 ef

Galia Isreal 201.6 d-f 463.6 bc 3.79 e 3.67 e
Qalya Isreal 241.5 c-f 454.6 bc 3.54 ef 3.32 e-h
XPH 5362 Asgrow 414.5 ab 453.2 bc 4.91 c 4.92 c
Top Score Petoseed 326.4 b-e 449.5 bc 2.76 h-i 2.70 i
Gallicum Petoseed 122.9 f 446.8 bc 3.53 ef 3.42 e-g

Road Runner Petoseed 338.2 bc 445.1 bc 3.62 e 3.68 e
*Magnum .45 Petoseed 228.6 c-f 431.1 bc 3.31 e-g 3.04 f-i
Mission Asgrow 325.6 b-e 430.0 bc 3.08 f-h 3.09 f-i
PSX 1983 Petoseed 168.5 f 428.5 bc 3.51 e-f 3.43 ef
Easy Rider Harris Moran 331.5 b-d 428.1 bc 2.55 i 2.60 i

NVH 887 Northrup King 237.1 c-f 392.2 bc 4.82 c 4.65 cd
NVH 886 Northrup King 253.1 c-f 388.6 bc 4.85 c 4.75 cd
Hiline Asgrow 199.8 d-f 378.0 c 2.93 g-i 3.04 f-i
PSX 2083 Petoseed 201.1 d-f 365.9 c 3.77 e 3.55 ef

SEarly harvest period, June 22 to July 1, 1988.
YMean separation by Duncan's Multiple Range Test, 5% level.


Comments: In-row spacing 20 in. (1 plant/hill),
black polyethylene mulch with trickle irrigation.
N-P Os-K2 0.


between row spacing 7 ft. Grown on
Fertilizer applied 170-132-195 lb/A


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