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2014-05-29 04:22:27

Two-thirds of Americans say they would choose watermelon to hydrate ORLANDO, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans thirsting for more energy may want to refresh their hydration habits

Obese People May Lower Their Blood Pressure With Watermelon: Study
2014-03-25 11:50:06

Watermelon, a favorite summertime treat for kids and adults everywhere, could save the lives of many more people battling high blood pressure, according to new research from Florida State University Professor Arturo Figueroa.

Information About Cucurbitaceae Brought Up To Date With New Checklist
2013-03-11 13:02:36

In 2010, it was shown that melons and cucumbers can be traced back to India. Because of the importance of the region for an understanding of Cucurbitaceae evolution and diversity, a new checklist of the Cucurbitaceae of India was produced to update the information on that family.

Scientists Decode Watermelon Genome, May Provide Future Benefits For Crop Improvement
2012-11-26 16:19:33

An international team led by Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, BGI, and other institutes has completed the genomic sequence of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) and the resequencing of 20 watermelon accessions.

Seedless Watermelon Farmers Helped Through Pollenizer Research
2012-10-16 16:53:33

Research from North Carolina State University on flower production and disease resistance in watermelon varieties should help bolster seedless watermelon harvests for farmers.

2012-07-21 23:03:10

Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades, Watermelon has become a traditional, summertime snack to refresh people across the globe.

2012-06-01 23:03:30

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2012-01-25 12:58:49

The widely used farm practice of grafting watermelon and other melon plants onto squash or pumpkin rootstocks results in larger amounts of certain pesticides in the melon fruit, scientists are reporting in a new study.

2011-10-28 14:00:00

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) announced the winners of its exclusive Expert Panel tastings held October 15th at PMA Fresh Summit in Atlanta.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.