publication . Article . 2017

Investigation on Morphological and Physiological diversityof Iranian Watermelon (CitrulluslanatusThunb.) Accessions

ahmad hajiali; bahman zahedi; Reza Darvish; jahangr ohpayegani;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Feb 2017 Journal: Majallah-i ̒Ulum-i Bāghbānī, volume 30, issue 2, pages 280-292 (issn: 2008-4730, eissn: 2423-3986, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Abstract
Introduction: Watermelon (CitrulluslanatusThunb)belongs to Cucurbita genus and Cucurbitaceaefamily. Some people know Watermelon native to India and othersthought of it as native to African countries. The greatest diversity can be seen in West Africa, China and parts of India. Near East and Mediterranean countries are also good places to find relatives and ancestors of watermelon. Like all Cucurbita genuscrops,, Watermelon has a variety of flowers including base, male and female separately located on one slip. In terms of production atglobal level, China is located in the first place followed by America, Iran and the Republic of Korea, respectively. Materials and...
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free text keywords: Breeding Watermelon, General heritability, Genetic correlation, Morphological traits, lcsh:Agriculture (General), lcsh:S1-972
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