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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service


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In Lane, Oklahoma, ARS scientists are grafting watermelon stems onto squash or gourd rootstock to produce firmer melons. This trait could help watermelon take the lead in the fresh-cut produce industry, possibly surpassing the huge fresh-cut salad and vegetable market.

Photo by Keith Weller.



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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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