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Group Title: Research Report - Leesburg CFREC ; LBG91-5
Title: Seedless watermelon variety evaluation. Spring 1991.
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Title: Seedless watermelon variety evaluation. Spring 1991.
Series Title: Research Report - Leesburg CFREC ; LBG91-5
Alternate Title: Seedless watermelon variety evaluation
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Language: English
Creator: Elmstrom, Gary W. ( Professor )
Chandler, Annette ( Biological Scientist )
Publisher: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida.
Publication Date: 1991
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States -- Florida -- Leesburg
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Leesburg CFREC
Research Report
LBG 91-5
(200 copies)

University of Florida, IFAS
Central Florida & Education Center
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SEEDLESS WATERMELON

VARIETY EVALUATION


SPRING 1991


Gary Elmstrom, Professor
and
Annette Chandler, Biological Scientist









WATERMELON, SEEDLESS, REPLICATED GERMINATION and YIELD
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS LEESBURG


Unit Reporting: Leesburg Central Florida Research & Education Center
Leaders: G. W. Elmstrom
Planted: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991
Harvested: June 6, 1991. Last of 2: June 17, 1991
Soil: Apopka fine sand

Marketable Yield Melon
Germination (cwt/A) Weight
Cultivar Source (%) Earlyzy Total (lb/fruit)


Millionaire Harris Moran 57 162 a-c 562 a 13.8
Ssupersweet 5344 Abbott & Cobb 79 221 a 552 a 15.2
Tiffany Asgrow 63 218 a 526 ab 14.1
CFREC 89-6 CFREC-Leesburg 57 171 ab 522 a-c 15.0
Tri-X-313 American Sunmelon 49 171 ab 453 a-d 15.3

------------------------CFREC 90-7 CFREC-Leesburg 48 152 a-c- 439 a-d 12.7
CFREC 90-2 CFREC-Leesburg 4 104 ba-c 438 a-d 12.6
CFREC 90-2 CFREC-Leesburg 47 104 bc 438 a-d 12.6

Queen of Hearts Petoseed 85 188 ab 382 b-d 13.1
CFREC 89-10 CFREC-Leesburg 68 114 bc 369 cd 12.6
CFREC 88-2 CFREC-Leesburg 75 98 bc 354 d 12.8

CFREC 89-11 CFREC-Leesburg 58 113 be----------------- 344 de 14.9
CFREC 89-4 CFREC-Leesburg 59 109 bc 308 de 14.5
CFREC 89-4 CFREC-Leesburg 59 109 bc 308 de 14.5

Crimson Trio Northrup King 35 78 c 201 e 11.1
ZMean separation by Duncan's New Multiple Range Test, 5 Z level.
YHarvested by June 6,1991.
Comments: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991 in single-row plots 30 ft long with hills 3
ft apart and rows 10 ft apart. Fertilization: 800 Ib/A 5-15-8 applied preplant and 650 lb/A
15-0-14 in 3 other applications before flowering.







WATERMELON, SEEDLESS, REPLICATED Fruit Quality and Mature Seed Count
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS LEESBURG


Unit Reporting: Leesburg Central Florida Research & Education Center
Leaders,: G. W. Elmstrom
Planted: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991
Harvested: June 6, 1991. Last of 2: June 17, 1991
Soil: Apopka fine sand

Soluble Hollow Flesh No. Mature
Solids Heart Color Seeds/fruit
Cultivar Source (Z)z (0-5)Y (1-5)x (0-5)w


Millionaire Harris Moran 10.5 .6 2.5 2.4
Ssupersweet 5344 Abbott & Cobb 11.0 3.3 2.6 .6
Tiffany Asgrow 10.5 3.0 2.5 .8
CFREC 89-6 CFREC-Leesburg 10.6 2.0 2.3 1.9
Tri-X-313 American Sunmelon 11.2 2.9 2.5 .4
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CFREC 90-7 CFREC-Leesburg 10.2 3.3 3.1 .8
CFREC 90-2 CFREC-Leesburg 10.6 2.0 2.5 1.2
Queen of Hearts Petoseed 10.7 1.3 3.2 .8
CFREC 89-10 CFREC-Leesburg 10.8 2.2 2.3 1.1
CFREC 88-2 CFREC-Leesburg 10.5 2.2 3.0 .9

CFREC 89-11 CFREC-Leesburg 10.3 2.4 2.7 1.5
CFREC 89-4 CFREC-Leesburg 10.2 3.6 2.6 1.4

Crimson Trio Northrup King 10.5 2.7 2.4 .3
ZMean separation by Duncan's New Multiple Range Test, 5% level.
YRated from 0, no separation of internal flesh; 1, 1-5 mm; 2, 6-10 mm; 3, 11-20 mm; 4, 21-30; 5, 30+mm.
XRated from 1, pale pink; to 5, intense red.
WRated from 0, none; 1, 1 or 2; 2, 3-5; 3, 6-15; 4, 15-150; 5, >150.
Comments: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991 in single-row plots 30 ft long with hills 3
ft apart and rows 10 ft apart. Fertilization: 800 lb/A 5-15-8 applied preplant and 650 lb/A
15-0-14 in 3 other applications before flowering.









WATERMELON, SEEDLESS, REPLICATED Fruit Size Distribution
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS LEESBURG


Unit Reporting: Leesburg Central Florida Research & Education Center
Leaders: G. W. Elmstrom
Planted: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991
Harvested: June 6, 1991. Last of 2: June 17, 1991
Soil: Apopka fine sand

Fruit Weight (Ib)z
<5.0 5.1-10.0 10.1-15.0 15.1-20.0 >20
Cultivar Source Percentage


Millionaire Harris Moran 0 a 23 a 42 a 24 a-d 11 a-c
Ssupersweet 5344 Abbott & Cobb 0 a 18 a 35 a 31 a-c 17 a
Tiffany Asgrow 0 a 24 a 35 a 34 a-c 7 a-c
CFREC 89-6 CFREC-Leesburg 1 a 18 a 35 a 36 ab 11 a-c
Tri-X-313 American Sunmelon 0 a 19 a 36 a 35 ab 10 a-c

CFREC 90-7 CFREC-Leesburg 8 a 25 a 39 a 22 b-d 6 a-c
CFREC 90-2 CFREC-Leesburg 3 a 24 a 48 a 23 b-d 2 bc

Queen of Hearts Petoseed 0 a 31 a 36 a 31 a-c 2 bc
CFREC 89-10 CFREC-Leesburg 0 a 30 a 47 a 17 b-d 7 a-c
CFREC 88-2 CFREC-Leesburg 3 a 25 a 43 a 29 a-c 0 c
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CFREC 89-11 CFREC-Leesburg 2 a 18 a 31 a 42 a 7 a-c
CFREC 89-4 CFREC-Leesburg 0 a 15 a 55 a 16 cd 14 ab
Crimson Trio Northrup King 8 a 33 a 50 a 9 d 0 c
ZMean separation by Duncan's New Multiple Range Test, 5Z level.
Comments: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991 in single-row plots 30 ft long with hills 3
ft apart and rows 10 ft apart. Fertilization: 800 Ib/A 5-15-8 applied preplant and 650 Ib/A
15-0-14 in 3 other applications before flowering.









WATERMELON, SEEDLESS, OBSERVATIONAL GERMINATION and YIELD
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS LEESBURG


Unit Reporting: Leesburg Central Florida Research & Education Center
Leaders: G. W. Elmstrom
Planted: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991
Harvested: June 6, 1991. Last of 2: June 17, 1991
Soil: Apopka fine sand

Marketable Yield Melon
Germination (cwt/A) Weight
Cultivar Source (Z) Earlyz Total (lb/fruit)


CFREC 90-6 CFREC-Leesburg 53 95 337 13.1
CFREC 89-8 CFREC-Leesburg 72 127 335 11.1
CFREC 90-1 CFREC-Leesburg 47 101 334 12.3
CFREC 89-9 CFREC-Leesburg 59 175 328 11.4
CFREC 88-3 CFREC-Leesburg 34 145 252 12.8
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CFREC 89-13 CFREC-Leesburg 41 122 214 9.5
CFREC 88-1 CFREC-Leesburg 19 47 199 13.2
CFREC 89-7 CFREC-Leesburg 32 83 175 14.5
ZHarvested by June 6,1991.
Comments: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991 in single-row plots 30 ft long with hills 3
ft apart and rows 10 ft apart. Fertilization: 800 lb/A 5-15-8 applied preplant and 650 lb/A
15-0-14 in 3 other applications before flowering.










WATERMELON, SEEDLESS, OBSERVATIONAL Fruit Quality and Mature Seed Count
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS LEESBURG


Unit Reporting: Leesburg Central Florida Research & Education Center
Leaders: G. W. Elmstrom
Planted: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991
Harvested: June 6, 1991. Last of 2: June 17, 1991
Soil: Apopka fine sand

Soluble Hollow Flesh No. Mature
Solids Heart Color Seeds/fruit
Cultivar Source (Z) (0-5)z (1-5)Y (0-5)x


CFREC 90-6 CFREC-Leesburg 10.4 2.5 3.5 .5
CFREC 89-8 CFREC-Leesburg 10.3 2.9 2.9 .7
CFREC 90-1 CFREC-Leesburg 10.0 2.8 3.2 .2
CFREC 90-1 CFREC-Leesburg 10.0 2.8 3.2 .2
CFREC 89-9 CFREC-Leesburg 10.9 2.9 3.5 .3
CFREC 88-3 CFREC-Leesburg 10.5 2.7 2.9 .2
---- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
CFREC 89-13 CFREC-Leesburg 10.8 1.3 2.9 .7
CFREC 88-1 CFREC-Leesburg 10.5 .5 3.4 .9
CFREC 89-7 CFREC-Leesburg 10.6 .5 2.6 .5
ZRated from 0, no separation of internal flesh; 1, 1-5 mm; 2, 6-10 mm; 3, 11-20 mm; 4, 21-30; 5, 30+mm.
YRated from 1, pale pink; to 5, intense red.
XRated from 0, none; 1, 1 or 2; 2, 3-5; 3, 6-15; 4, 15-150; 5, >150.
Comments: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991 in single-row plots 30 ft long with hills 3
ft apart and rows 10 ft apart. Fertilization: 800 lb/A 5-15-8 applied preplant and 650 lb/A
15-0-14 in 3 other applications before flowering.










WATERMELON, SEEDLESS, OBSERVATIONAL Fruit Size Distribution
VARIETY TRIAL RESULTS LEESBURG


Unit Reporting: Leesburg Central Florida Research & Education Center
Leaders: G. W. Elmstrom
Planted: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991
Harvested: June 6, 1991. Last of 2: June 17, 1991
Soil: Apopka fine sand

Fruit Weight (Ib)
<5.0 5.1-10.0 10.1-15.0 15.1-20.0 >20
Cultivar Source Percentage


CFREC 90-6 Leesburg CFREC 0 29 47 18 6
CFREC 89-8 Leesburg CFREC 5 45 40 10 0
CFREC 90-1 Leesburg CFREC 0 39 39 22 0
CFREC 89-9 Leesburg CFREC 5 32 42 21 0
CFREC 88-3 Leesburg CFREC 0 23 54 15 8

CFREC 89-13 Leesburg CFREC 13 47 40 0 0
CFREC 88-1 Leesburg CFREC 0 30 30 40 0

CFREC 89-7 Leesburg CFREC 0 0 63 38 0
Comments: Transplanted March 11, 1991 through March 12, 1991 in single-row plots 30 ft long with hills 3
ft apart and rows 10 ft apart. Fertilization: 800 lb/A 5-15-8 applied preplant and 650 lb/A
15-0-14 in 3 other applications before flowering.









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