2005 Statewide Watermelon Trial Quality Ratings Weslaco & College Station

 

Entry

 

Sugar Rating

Weslaco

Sugar Rating

College

Station

*Lycopene Rating (ppm)

Weslaco

Avg. Rind

Thickness

College

Station

Avg. Flesh

Pressure

College

Station

Diploids

Summer Flavor 800

12.0

11.4

66.37

21

0.7

Jamboree

11.48

11.0

46.2

22

0.7

Ole

12.3

11.7

60.13

20

0.7

RWM 8169

11.82

10.9

57.32

21

0.8

Royal Sweet

12.0

12.0

43.95

21

0.7

WX 264

10.1

11.1

58.06

22

0.7

WX 257

11.23

11.0

67.65

15

0.8

WX 260

8.9

11.2

47.25

27

0.8

WX 272*

11.75

10.8

61.85

10

0.8

ACX 2800

12.28

10.9

61.48

20

0.8

Triploids

Tri-X Palomar

12.8

10.5

54.5

14

0.7

WX 270

11.73

10.6

65.3

22

0.7

RWT 8145

10.4

10.0

71.7

16

0.8

Sweet Delight

12.6

10.6

66.57

15

0.8

ACX 601

12.2

11.0

70.03

17

0.7

5003

11.57

10.9

54.2

16

0.7

Tri-X 313

12.2

10.2

53.63

14

0.9

Summer Sweet 5244

11.45

9.1

60.5

19

0.9

Super Seedless 7167

11.35

10.3

57.6

16

0.8

Summervill

11.85

10.8

53.1

19

0.8

RWT 8166

11.93

10.8

59.47

19

0.8

Tri-X Carousel

11.88

10.9

59.63

15

1.0

SVR 8339

11.45

10.4

65.1

17

1.1

Apollo

12.75

10.4

72.9

19

0.8

WX-29

11.47

10.1

57.5

19

0.7

Sugar Shack

11.8

10.4

65.67

19

0.8

ACR 2572

12.15

10.7

50.68

18

0.9

Sugar Time

13.06

11.0

62.03

13

0.7

Sweet Slice

11.0

10.1

53.8

15

0.9

RWT 8181

12.43

10.0

54.7

20

1.0

 

** Lycopene rating: 45-50 ppm is considered average

 

 

 

2005 TCE Statewide Watermelon Trial Results- Harvest Fruit Weights and Number

Weslaco and College Station

 

 

 

Entry

Weslaco

College Station

Avg. # fruit

per plant

Avg. weight

per fruit (lbs)

Avg. # fruit

per plant

Avg. weight

per fruit (lbs)

Diploids

Summer Flavor 800

1.53

23.87

1.93

18.66

Jamboree

1.67

17.48

1.6

20.26

Ole

1.67

17.08

1.8

20.42

RWM 8169

1.2

23.0

1.73

23.99

Royal Sweet

1.33

20.5

1.6

20.79

WX 264

1.40

18.52

1.8

19.67

WX 257

1.27

18.2

1.4

22.93

WX 260

1.13

17.65

1.8

21.52

WX 272*

1.47

11.45

3.2

8.15

ACX 2800

0.93

17.29

2.0

21.16

Triploids

Tri-X Palomar

2.13

16.56

3.2

12.4

WX 270

2.0

16.67

1.8

13.9

RWT 8145

1.73

18.03

3.2

14.0

Sweet Delight

1.67

18.04

2.6

13.5

ACX 601

1.86

16.0

3.27

13.7

5003

1.73

16.96

3.2

14.8

Tri-X 313

1.8

16.03

2.93

13.8

Summer Sweet #5244

1.8

15.85

3.73

13.2

Super Seedless #7167

1.86

15.25

3.2

15.3

Summervill

1.8

15.4

2.8

13.6

RWT 8166

1.87

14.82

2.93

12.5

Tri-X Carousel

1.73

14.92

3.33

12.9

SVR 8339

1.4

18.24

2.47

16.0

Apollo

1.33

18.9

3.27

13.9

WX-29

1.47

16.09

2.07

15.7

Sugar Shack

1.6

14.25

2.73

13.4

ACR 2572

1.4

14.95

2.47

14.6

Sugar Time

1.33

14.85

3.07

13.9

Sweet Slice

1.2

15.72

3.73

12.7

RWT 8181

1.2

15.33

3.07

15.6

 

*WX 272 is selected to be a small seeded melon.