2002 Statewide Watermelon Trial Results - LaPryor, TX.

Diploids

 

 

 

Entries†††††††††† Seed Source1/

 

Mktbl

yld

(lbs/A)

 

%

Mktbl

yld 2/

 

% of mbtbl fruit harvested / size grade 3/

(lbs/fruit)

 

>30

 

25-30

 

20-25

 

15-20

 

Ole~††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8

 

71,667

 

50

 

18

 

22

 

36

 

24

 

Jamboree††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6

 

69,583

 

50

 

10

 

24

 

10

 

56

 

Gold Strike (orange flesh)†††† 8

 

62,500

 

43

 

0

 

7

 

53

 

40

 

Dulce†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8

 

59,167

 

39

 

0

 

67

 

26

 

7

 

Pinata††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8

 

57,917

 

60

 

7

 

27

 

7

 

60

 

Summer Flavor 810†††††††† 1

 

55,833

 

55

 

13

 

0

 

40

 

47

 

RWM 8133†††††††††††††††††††† 6

 

55,000

 

35

 

0

 

29

 

0

 

71

 

HSR 2942†††††††††††††††††††††† 4

 

51,250

 

62

 

0

 

6

 

60

 

33

 

RWM 8134†††††††††††††††††††† 6

 

51,120

 

42

 

7

 

21

 

24

 

48

 

Summer Flavor 800†††††††† 1

 

50,833

 

53

 

0

 

6

 

42

 

53

 

RWM 8074†††††††††††††††††††† 6

 

49,583

 

46

 

0

 

0

 

72

 

18

 

Festival†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8

 

47,500

 

40

 

10

 

0

 

60

 

30

 

Rojo Grande†††††††††††††††††† 8

 

44,167

 

26

 

0

 

8

 

38

 

54

 

Summer Flavor 790††††††† 1

 

42,500

 

42

 

0

 

0

 

24

 

76

 

Royal Sweet 4/ ††††††††††††††††5

 

40,417

 

47

 

0

 

38

 

36

 

26

1/ Seed Source:††††††††††††††††††††† 2/ % mktbl yld = based on once over harvest (6/27/02).All fruit
1- Abbott & Cobb††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† striped from vines consequently excessive of
2- d. Palmer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† undersized fruits culled.
3- Hazera††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3/ Percentages /grade based only onpercent of the total marketable
4- Hollar††††††††††††††††††††††† fruits harvested.
5- Petoseed/Seminis†† 4/ Check entry
6- Rogers/Syngenta††
7- Shamrock
8- Willhite

Trial site:††††††††††††† Tiro Tres Farms- LaPryor.

Culture: Replicated (3) randomized block design with 5 plants / rep.
Transplant established (4/17/02) using a water wheel transplanter
Grown with drip irrigation and black plastic mulch
All other culture as normally applied to watermelons by Trio Tres Farms

Problems:††††††††††††† Some blossom end rot

 2002 Statewide Watermelon Trial Results - LaPryor, TX.

Triploids

 

 

 

 

Entries††††††††† /†††††††† Seed source1/

 

 

Mktbl

yld

(lbs/A)

 

 

%

mktbl

yld 2/

 

% of mktbl fruit harvested / size grade3/

(lbs/fruit)

 

>30

 

25-30

 

20-25

 

15-20

 

10-15

 

Dillion††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3

 

71,250

 

83

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

30

 

70

 

Tri X Palomar††††††††††††††† 6

 

62,917

 

57

 

0

 

0

 

4

 

65

 

31

 

Vertigo†††††††††††††††††††††††† 3

 

57,083

 

78

 

0

 

0

 

19

 

35

 

46

 

Super Sweet 5244†††††††† 1

 

52,917

 

55

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

49

 

51

 

Tri X 313 4/†††††††††††††††††† 6

 

52,500

 

47

 

6

 

0

 

0

 

51

 

43

 

Dulce Grande††††††††††††††† 2

 

51,250

 

80

 

0

 

0

 

6

 

6

 

88

 

H5015†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3

 

47,917

 

72

 

0

 

0

 

4

 

47

 

49

 

Shamen†††††††††††††††††††††††† 2

 

46,250

 

52

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

13

 

87

 

Tri X Shadow†††††††††††††† 6

 

45,833

 

59

 

0

 

0

 

3

 

22

 

75

 

Super Seedless 7177†††† 1

 

42,083

 

67

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

49

 

51

 

Super Seedless 7167†††† 1

 

40,000

 

63

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

22

 

78

 

Super Seedless 7187†††† 1

 

40,000

 

61

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

18

 

82

 

Sweet EatíN†††††††††††††††† 2

 

37,917

 

59

 

0

 

0

 

5

 

44

 

51

 

RWT 8096†††††††††††††††††† 6

 

37,917

 

46

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

54

 

46

 

Sweet Slice††††††††††††††††† 8

 

37,083

 

50

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

12

 

88

 

5031††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5

 

36,667

 

60

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

57

 

43

 

Samba†††††† †††††††††††††††††††7

 

33,750

 

44

 

0

 

0

 

25

 

57

 

18

 

ACS 8043††††††††††††††††††† 1

 

33,333

 

64

 

0

 

0

 

6

 

22

 

72

 

Seedless Sangria††††††††† 6

 

31,667

 

53

 

0

 

0

 

25

 

25

 

51

 

Gem Dandy†††††††††††††††† 8

 

30,833

 

45

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

11

 

89

 

Sugar Slice††††††††††† ††††††8

 

18,750

 

18

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

89

 

11

1/ Seed Source:††††††††††††††††††††† 2/ % mktbl yld = based on once over harvest (6/27/02).All fruit
1- Abbott & Cobb††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† striped from vines consequently excessive of
2- d. Palmer††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††undersized fruits culled.
3- Hazera††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3/ Percentages /grade based only onpercent of the total marketable
4- Hollar††††††††††††††††††††††† fruits harvested.
5- Petoseed/Seminis†† 4/ Check entry
6- Rogers/Syngenta††
7- Shamrock
8- Willhite

Trial site:††††††††††††† Tiro Tres Farms- LaPryor.

Culture: Replicated (3) randomized block design with 5 plants / rep.
Transplant established (4/17/02) using a water wheel transplanter
Grown with drip irrigation and black plastic mulch
All other culture as normally applied to watermelons by Trio Tres Farms

Problems:††††††††††††† Some blossom end rot