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Asparagus
Carrots
Celery
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Muskmelon
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Peppers
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Spinach
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Watermelons
Watermelon - HORT410 - Vegetable Crops

Introductory Notes & Production Statistics
  • Watermelon - Notes
  • U.S. Watermelon Production Statistics (1993 - 1997)

    Botany & Genetics
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsun & Nakai, Cucurbitaceae, Watermelon (PURDUE)
  • Muskmelon and Watermelon (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)
  • Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative (NCSU)
  • Cucurbitaceae (HAWAII)
  • Cucurbitaceae (Images) (TAMU)

    Production Guides
  • Watermelon (ORST)
  • Watermelon Production in California (UCDAVIS)
  • Growing Watermelons in Missouri (MISSOURI)
  • Muskmelon and Watermelon (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)
  • 2005 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide - Muskmelon and Watermelon (OSU) [pdf]
  • ID-56: Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2003 - Cucumber, Muskmelon, and Watermelon (PURDUE) [pdf]
  • Muskmelon and Watermelon (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)

    Home Garden
  • Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) (UCDAVIS)

    Pollination
  • Beekeeping: Watermelon Pollination (UFL)
  • 2005 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide - Pollination (OSU)

    Post-Harvest Handling
  • Muskmelon and Watermelon (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)

    U.S. Standards
  • United States Standards for Grades of Watermelons (USDA-AMS) [pdf]

    Integrated Pest Management
  • IPM Guidelines for Cucurbits in California (UCDAVIS)
  • Cucurbit Crops IPM (UIUC)

    Insects
  • Cucurbit Insect Management (PURDUE) [pdf]
  • Cucumber Beetles (NCSU)
  • Cucumber Beetles (VT)
  • Striped Cucumber Beetles (KSU)
  • Striped Cucumber Beetle (OSU)
  • Striped Cucumber Beetle (CLEMSON)
  • Striped Cucumber Beetle (UVM)
  • Cucumber Beetles (UKY)
  • Aphids (UVM)
  • Wireworms (UVM)

    Diseases & Disorders
  • Cucurbit Disorders - A Guide to the Identification of Common Problems (TAMU)
  • Diseases Primarily of Cucurbits (NCSU)
  • Diseases and Pests of Muskmelons and Watermelons (PURDUE)
  • Watermelon Diseases (TAMU)
  • Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits "Signature Symptoms" (CORNELL)
  • Life Cycle of Bacterial Wilt Caused by Erwinia tracheiphila (CORNELL)
  • Powdery Mildew of Vegetables (UFL)
  • Powdery Mildew of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Scab of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Anthracnose of Cucurbits (NCSU)
  • Anthracnose of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Assorted Foliar Diseases of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Gummy Stem Blight and Phoma Blight on Cucurbits (NCSU)
  • Gummy Stem Blight and Black Rot of Cucurbits (OSU)
  • Gummy Stem Blight (CORNELL)
  • Phytophthora Blight of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Phytophthora Blight of Pepper and Cucurbits (OSU)
  • Septoria Leaf and Fruit Spot of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Virus Diseases of Cucurbits (CORNELL)
  • Identifying Air Pollution Damage on Melons (PURDUE)
  • Plant Viruses Online: Known Susceptibilities of Cucurbitaceae (UIDAHO)

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    Last Update: 01/07/08