Guan, Wenjing; Egel, Dan; Nowaskie, Dennis; and Haseman, Thomas D H, "2020 Cantaloupe Variety Evaluation in Southern Indiana" (2020). Midwest Vegetable Trial Reports. Paper 25.
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yield, quality, muskmelon
Indiana ranks sixth in cantaloupe production in the US. A total of 1,800 acres of cantaloupes were planted in Indiana with a production value of $8.6 million in 2018. Melon produced in Indiana is primarily eastern-type cantaloupes. Recently, extended shelf life varieties have been developed and are becoming attractive in the eastern market. This report compared the yield and quality of seven cantaloupe varieties grown in southern Indiana.
A presentation of this trial is available at https://mediaspace.itap.purdue.edu/media/MVTR+2020+cantaloupe+variety+evaluation+in+southern+Indiana/1_pyaa792t