• cultivars
  • Significant differences in maximal iP concentrations between grapevine cultivars and between fruit species might reflect varying degrees of relevance or functional adaptations of this hormone in the ripening process. (biomedcentral.com)
  • melon
  • The watermelon fruit, loosely considered a type of melon - although not in the genus Cucumis - has a smooth exterior rind (usually green with dark green stripes or yellow spots) and a juicy, sweet interior flesh (usually deep red to pink, but sometimes orange, yellow, or white). (blogspot.com)
  • fruit
  • While watermelon might not rank very high on your personal list of foods with great diversity, this fruit is far more diverse than many people suspect. (whfoods.com)
  • However, you'll typically want to make sure that a watermelon is sufficiently ripe before purchasing it in order to receive great texture and flavor from this fruit. (whfoods.com)
  • It is grown in tropical and subtropical areas worldwide for its large edible fruit, also known as a watermelon, which is a special kind of berry with a hard rind and no internal division, botanically called a pepo. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major pests of the watermelon include aphids, fruit flies and root-knot nematodes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The generic name Citrullus is the diminutive of Citrus , perhaps referring to the spherical fruit. (worldwidefruits.com)
  • It is grown for its edible fruit, also known as a watermelon , which is a special kind of berry botanically called a pepo . (worldwidefruits.com)
  • Priority diseases identified by US watermelon producers include: fusarium wilt, gummy stem blight, phytophtora fruit rot, powdery mildew, cucumber green mottle mosaic virus and the watermelon strain of papaya ringspot virus. (cuccap.org)
  • Evaluation of fungicides for control of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon. (cuccap.org)
  • 2017. Fungicide rotation schemes for managing Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon across Southeastern United States . (cuccap.org)
  • 2017. Development of Phytophthora fruit rot caused by Phytophthora capsici on resistant and susceptible watermelon fruit of different ages . (cuccap.org)
  • Its fruit, which is also called watermelon , is a special kind referred to by botanists as a pepo , a berry which has a thick rind ( exocarp ) and fleshy center (mesocarp and endocarp). (blogspot.com)
  • The pre- and post-veraison-specific expression of different members from each of five gene families suggests a highly complex and finely-tuned regulation of cytokinin concentrations and response to different cytokinin species at particular stages of fruit development. (biomedcentral.com)
  • tomatoes
  • Recent studies have made it clear that, on average, red-fleshed watermelon is more concentrated in lycopene than red tomatoes. (whfoods.com)
  • While both foods are top-rated sources of this carotenoid, red-fleshed watermelons typically average between 4-5 milligrams of lycopene in every 100 grams (approximately two-thirds cup in volume), while red tomatoes usually contain about 3-4 milligrams per 100 grams (approximately 1/2 cup in volume). (whfoods.com)
  • genes
  • Integration of 137 single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers for heat- and drought-responsive candidate genes identified 50 SNPs within MQTL confidence intervals, including genes involved in sugar metabolism, scavenging of reactive oxygen species, and abscisic-acid-induced stomatal closure. (sciencesocieties.org)
  • consumption
  • We were fascinated to see a recent study on consumption of watermelon puree by a group of endurance athletes (trained cyclists) wanting to reduce their risk of post-exercise oxidative stress and inflammation. (whfoods.com)
  • The researchers determined that the antioxidant capacity in the riders' bloodstreams was significantly increased post-exercise through consumption of the watermelon puree. (whfoods.com)
  • Watermelon is an important crop for human consumption with global production of 105 million tons in 2012 ( FAOSTAT ). (cuccap.org)
  • Egypt
  • Watermelon is also mentioned in the Bible as a food eaten by the ancient Israelites while they were in bondage in Egypt. (blogspot.com)
  • research
  • Our current research studies are investigating how to further optimize the success rate for grafting watermelon transplants, such as applying antitranspirants to reduce water loss and utilizing the splice grafting method to eliminate rootstock regrowth. (ishs.org)
  • found
  • A 9-day healing regimen was found to be successful for watermelon in western Washington conditions and had 90% survival for grafted watermelon transplants. (ishs.org)
  • wild
  • However, it has been suggested on the basis of chloroplast DNA investigations that the cultivated and wild watermelon diverged independently from a common ancestor, possibly C. ecirrhosus from Namibia. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • The watermelon is a large annual plant with long, weak, trailing or climbing stems which are five-angled (five-sided) and up to 3 m (10 ft) long. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia, the word "raisin" is reserved for the dark-colored dried large grape, with "sultana" being a golden-colored dried grape, and "currant" being a dried small Black Corinth seedless grape. (tavlinsky.co.il)
  • variety
  • In other words, it's not always possible to predict the concentration of these nutrients in watermelon based solely on the variety or solely on the stage or ripening. (whfoods.com)
  • The amount of lycopene in watermelon can be predicted from variety and from degree of ripening. (whfoods.com)
  • group
  • They also specifically noted the solid job done by watermelon puree in providing cyclists with needed energy, as witnessed by the equally strong performance of cyclists in the watermelon group. (whfoods.com)
  • study
  • Abiodun Bodunrin (Nigeria): Genome-wide association study (GWAS) for trichome density and trichome length in watermelon. (wvstateu.edu)
  • name
  • Nakai for the watermelon, and a proposal to conserve the name with this meaning was accepted by the relevant nomenclatural committee and confirmed at the International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen. (wikia.com)
  • The fruit's English name (through Old French), as well as the Latin species name dactylifera , both come from the Greek word for "finger", dáktulos , because of the fruit's elongated shape. (worldwidefruits.com)
  • available
  • This greater bioavailability may be to do the presence of cis -isomeric lycopene in watermelon, which is a more readily available form of this carotenoid. (whfoods.com)