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Seedless watermelon seeds

by Tim Baker, Northwest Region Horticulture Specialist

In my last column, I discussed how a seedless watermelon seed is produced.

But seedless watermelons won’t be successfully grown without taking a few extra measures to insure that the system works.

First of all, the triploid embryo is poorly developed inside the seed. This makes them less likely to germinate, without taking special care. Moisture control and temperature must be observed carefully,

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