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Commercial production of striped Klondike watermelons

Herman E. Bierman

Commercial production of striped Klondike watermelons

by Herman E. Bierman

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Published by Oregon State University, Cooperative Extension Service in [Corvallis, OR] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watermelons -- Oregon, Eastern.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Herman E. Bierman.
    SeriesFS -- 131., Fact sheet (Oregon State University. Cooperative Extension Service) -- 131.
    ContributionsOregon State University. Cooperative Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet ([2] p.) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16132675M

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    How to tell if watermelons are ripe: Thump it. If the watermelon sounds hollow, it’s ripe. Look at the color on the top. The watermelon is ripe when there is little contrast between the stripes. Look at the color on the bottom. A green watermelon will have a white bottom; a ripe melon will have a cream- or yellow-colored bottom. Press on it. Tetraploid Production. Use of triploid hybrids has provided a method for production of seedless fruit. The tetraploid method for seedless watermelon production was invented by H. Kihara. He began development of tetraploids in , and had commercial triploid hybrids available 12 years later.

      Watermelon 'Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon' (Citrullus lanatus) by Farmerdill PM. Previous Next. Previous Next. Discuss this image. About Watermelon. Citrullus lanatus 'Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon' Type: Vegetables, Vines and Climbers: Height: 6 . 90 days to harvest. 25 pound melon is striped light and dark green. Interior is sweet, deep-red, and crisp. Rind is tough. Good local shipper. Package contains 3 grams, approximately 45 Striped Klondike Watermelon Seeds. Planting Instructions Germination: 8 to 12 days at 80 to 90 F. Plant seeds 1 inch deep, 60 inches a.


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Commercial production of striped Klondike watermelons by Herman E. Bierman Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the highest sugar contents of the varieties we offer, a garden standard since Medium to large sized oblong fruit covered by narrow dark stripes, bright crimson flesh has that homegrown watermelon flavor; perfect for a late summer BBQ. Resistance to fusarium wilt, anthracnose. 20 seeds PLANTING Citrullus l5/5(1).

Grow Heirloom Watermelons - Plant Klondike Blue Ribbon Striped Watermelon SeedsPerfect heirloom watermelon for the home gardener, Klondike Blue Ribbon Striped Watermelon shows off a thin but tough rind protecting its sweet, crisp and delicious red flesh underneath. Bred by Mr.

Porter of California in the early s.5/5(1). Watermelon Seed Planting Information: Watermelons require a lot of space and a sunny location on your garden.

Plant 5 to 7 seeds in a diameter outdoors in hills. Planting should occur 1 to 2 weeks after last frost. Plants grow 1 ft tall and vines spread up to 6 : $ Commercial Watermelon Production 1 Watermelon is a warm-season crop related to can-taloupe, squash, cucumber and pumpkin.

Watermelons can be grown on any well-drained soil throughout Georgia but are particularly well adapted to the Coastal Plain soils of South Georgia. Yields of 20, to 40, pounds per acre are common. Rating Content; Positive: OnJAnnetteW from Philadelphia, MS wrote: I just started growing Klondike Blue Ribbon watermelons along with several other varieties to see what will sell at a roadside market in Mississippi.

Water Melon Striped Klondike Blue Ribbon. Water Melon Striped Klondike Blue Ribbon. A delicious, very sweet and large pound watermelon with thin and rough rind, with light green with narrow dark-green stripes. The interior is deep red, very sweet. Watermelons (Citrullus lanatus) are warm season tender annuals in the Cucurbitaceae family, which includes cucumbers, summer squash and winter squash, and gourds.

Soil Nutrients and Requirements. Sandy or light textured soils that warm easily in the spring are desirable. Melons are heavy feeders.

Watermelon is one of those crops that seem like they ought to be easy to grow. Well, to a certain extent, they are.

It is getting them sizable is where it is tricky. We did not get back large. dark-green striped rind and bright red flesh. The All Sweet types can produce fruit of medium, large or jumbo size depending on the cultivar.

Crimson Sweet type watermelon varieties produce oval to round fruit with deep red/pink flesh and a pale-green and medium-green striped rind. The fruit can range from small, medium, large or jumbo. Watermelons vary in shape; from globular to oblong.

External rind colour varies from light to dark green and may be solid, striped or marbled. The pulp colour of most commercial varieties is red. The fruit is generally eaten raw. Watermelon has very high water content (93ml/g edible portion). Early morning harvest of our first watermelon of the year-- 'Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon.' Thanks to our home addition we had to look for new growing space for our watermelon.

Commercial Production of Striped KlondikeWatermelons7 Watermelons are a specialty crop in the Hermiston area. With the develop-ment of desert lands under sprinkler irrigation, the potential is equal to the markets which can be reached economi-cally. Land selection Well-drained, nonalkaline soil is re-quired, and loamy sand to sandy loam is favored.

Striped Klondike Blue Ribbon Watermelon $ 0 Reviews. Add to Wishlist. Approximate seeds per pack: 50 Days till maturity: 85 Annual Full Sun. Large icebox melons, seeded yet lots of flesh, and extremely crisp. A popular variety for shorter growing seasons due to its size and date to maturity.

Plants produce large melons and if left. Abstract. Published February Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension. watermelon production during the growing season is between 18°C and 35°C.

Temperatures above 35°C or below 10°C will slow the growth and maturation of the crop. Soil requirements Site and soil Watermelons grow best on non-saline sandy loam or silt loam soils.

Light-textured fields warm up faster in the spring and are therefore favoured for. You do not have access to any existing collections. You may create a new collection. Klondike Blue Ribbon Watermelon - Heirloom, Open-Pollinated, non-Hybrid Victory Seeds® ATTENTION: Thank you so much for your patience and support during these difficult times.

We are once again accepting orders under the Pandemic Ordering Terms, but depending on volume, it may be necessary to occasionally turn the cart off so that we do not. ADVERTISEMENTS: After reading this article you will learn about the tetraploid production of seedless watermelon.

Triploid hybrids produce seedless fruit. The tetraploid method for seedless watermelon production was invented by H. Kihara in Japan and these were available in He began development of tetraploids in Development of triploid watermelons faces problems of additional.

F Watermelons. Recommended Nutrients Based on Soil Tests - see previous page for Non-Irrigated Watermelons. Watermelons. Soil Potassium Level Low Med High (Opt) Very High Low Med High (Opt) Very High N (lb/A) P.

5 (lb/A) K. O (lb/A) Nutrient Timing and Method. 50 0. Total nutrient recommended. The Klondike Striped and Moon and Stars are much larger – coming in as big as 35lbs under certain growing conditions.

These are perfect for parties and large gatherings but may be too much melon for a small family, a smaller garden or in a community garden plot. Striped Klondike Watermelon $ – $ The very sweet, stringless flesh of this variety makes it a favorite of many. Averaging pounds each, the rind is thin and tough with both light and dark green stripes.

High quality! The rind is thin like many heirloom watermelons, but .Klondike Blue Ribbon Striped WatermelonCitrullus lunatus Bred in the early 's this award winning watermelon is exceptionally tasty, has a hard thin rind and a deep red colour.

This variety is naturally resistant to Fusarium and Anthracnose.From Africa, watermelon crossed to Europe (Moors brought it in the 10th century) where it grew successfully in the warmer parts of Mediterranean.

By the 7th century, it reached India and from there China which saw its first watermelons in the 10th century. Today, China is the world's largest producer of watermelons.