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Watermelons: Characteristics, Production and Marketing

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Watermelon experts throughout the country have contributed to this one and only book exclusively on watermelons. Everything from little-known watermelon facts to current pest management, production, handling and marketing practices are included. Everyone with an interest in watermelons will want a personal copy of this reader-friendly, well-indexed, and lavishly illustrated title from ASHS.

 

ISBN 0-9707546-1-2
227 pp., softcover

Editor
Donald N. Maynard

Watermelon experts throughout thecountry have contributed to this one and only book exclusively onwatermelons. Everything from little-known watermelon facts to currentpest management, production, handling and marketing practices areincluded.

Everyone with an interest in watermelons will want a personal copy ofthis reader-friendly, well-indexed, and lavishly illustrated newtitle from ASHS Press.

Contents:
  • Introduction to the Watermelon
  • Origin, Distribution and Uses
  • Breeding and Improvement
  • Biotechnology
  • Cultural Management
  • Nematode-induced Maladies
  • Diseases
  • Insect and Mite Pests
  • Weed Management
  • Harvesting and Postharvest Handling
  • Marketing
  • Promotion and Merchandising
  • Appendices
    Watermelon Organizations
    Watermelon Seed Sources
    Cucurbit Publications
    Costs of Production
    Common Names in 15 Languages
Authors:

D. N. Maynard
V. E. Rubatzky
T. C. Wehner, N. V. Shetty, and G.W. Elmstrom
A. Levi
G. J. Hochnuth, E. Kee, T. K. Hartz. F. J. Dainello and J. E. Motes
K. R. Barker and G. J. Holmes
D. J. Hopkins and R. X. Latin
S. E. Webb, D. G. Riley, and G. E. Brust
W. M. Stall and J. W. Shrefler
J. W. Rushing, J. M. Fonseca and A. P. Keinath
E. A. Estes
L. J. Zanoni

 

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