18 Cantaloupe and Other Melon Varieties Breeders Are Excited About

18 Cantaloupe and Other Melon Varieties Breeders Are Excited About

Compare the wide range of characteristics for this crop to find which ones are a good fit for your vegetable operation. Below you’ll find a key to the disease codes.

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Disease Code Key 

  • Ag: Cotton aphid 
  • Fom: Fusarium wilt caused by the specified races of Fusarium oxysporumf.sp.melonis 
  • MNSVMelon necrotic spot virus 
  • Px: Powdery mildew
  • Px (ex Sf): Powdery mildew caused by the specified races of Sphaerotheca fuliginea 
  • S: Sulfur burn caused by the application of some sulfur-based pesticides 
  • ZYMV: Zucchini yellow mosaic virus 
  • PRSV: Papaya ringspot virus 
  • WMV: Watermelon mosaic virus