2006 Statewide Watermelon Trial Results-Weslaco, TX

 

 

Entry

 

** Total

Yld (lbs/A)

Harvested fruit

(% fruit size grade)

> 30

25-30

20-25

15-20

10-15

5 - 9

%culls

Diploids

Ole

81,160

10.9

26.1

37.0

15.1

---

---

10.9

WX 266

73,916

6.7

28.9

22.2

26.7

---

---

15.5

Redlicious

(WX 264)

69,684

17.9

17.9

35.9

20.6

---

---

7.7

Escarlett

67,900

21.1

21.1

28.9

15.7

---

---

13.2

Summer Flavor 800

66,989

7.3

19.5

34.1

29.3

---

---

9.8

Royal Sweet

63,878

2.3

9.3

41.9

32.5

---

---

14.0

Jamboree

61,905

5.4

32.4

27.0

21.7

---

---

13.5

Summer Velvet

60,888

7.5

5.0

50.0

27.5

---

---

10.0

Chiquita *

(WX 272)

59,478

2.2

8.9

11.1

55.6

20

2.2

---

Diablo

(WX 257)

48,287

3.6

17.9

64.3

7.1

---

---

7.1

Triploids

Tri-X Palomar

97,722

---

---

5.7

46.6

46.6

---

1.1

Crisp N Sweet

96,698

---

---

9.9

63.0

27.1

---

---

Tri-X 313

80,629

---

2.9

8.8

48.5

39.8

---

---

Tri-X Triple Threat

87,331

---

---

3.6

32.1

63.1

---

1.2

Sweet Slice Plus (WX 270)

86,705

---

---

21.7

55.1

23.2

---

---

Matrix

78,902

---

10.7

33.9

35.7

19.7

---

---

Summer Sweet #5244

77,089

 

---

---

10.8

56.9

32.3

---

---

Tri-X 212

75,960

---

---

4.5

53.7

40.3

---

1.5

Candy (WX 29)

75,937

---

3.3

18.3

48.3

30.1

---

---

ACR 4844

72,949

1.7

---

24.1

48.3

24.2

---

1.7

ACR 5534

72,906

---

---

20.3

47.5

32.2

---

---

HMX 4915

72,289

---

---

5.3

22.7

58.7

---

13.3

Super Seedless #7167

70,984

---

1.7

15.0

43.3

40.0

---

---

ACR 5624

70,544

---

---

15.5

65.5

17.3

---

1.7

Sweet Slice

70,363

---

3.4

12.1

50.0

31.1

---

3.4

Sweet Delight

66,426

---

5.6

18.5

37.0

37.0

---

1.9

ACR 4674

44,912

---

---

2.4

46.3

51.3

---

---

* Chiquita (WX 272) is selected to be a small seeded melon.
**Total yield calculations are based on each variety planted in the entire field.

 

2006 TCE Statewide Watermelon Trials- Percent Harvest Yields Weslaco, TX

Entry

1st Harvest

% lbs/A

2nd Harvest

% lbs/A

3rd
Harvest

% lbs/A

**Total Yield

lbs/A

Diploids

Ole

49.5

23.9

26.6

81,160

WX 266

39.4

19.0

41.6

73,916

Redlicious (WX 264)

56.3

25.3

18.4

69,684

Escarlett

48.3

25.6

26.1

67,900

Summer Flavor 800

51.7

22.0

26.3

66,989

Royal Sweet

43.5

20.9

35.6

63,878

Jamboree

62.0

21.3

16.7

61,905

Summer Velvet

48.4

24.4

27.2

60,888

Chiquita*

60.4

17.1

22.5

59,478

Diablo (WX 257)

59.9

11.3

28.7

48,287

Triploids

Tri-X Palomar

39.6

21.4

39.0

97,722

Crisp N Sweet

28.6

22.8

48.6

96,689

Tri-X 313

32.7

16.6

50.7

80,629

Tri-X Triple Threat

19.5

39.1

41.1

87,331

Sweet Slice Plus (WX 270)

32.4

28.0

39.6

86,705

Matrix

40.9

25.6

33.5

78,902

Summer Sweet #5244

27.6

35.5

36.9

77,089

Tri-X 212

24.7

37.6

37.7

75,960

Candy

38.4

30.8

30.8

75,937

ACR 4844

31.1

29.0

39.9

72,949

ACR 5534

42.4

25.6

32.0

72,906

HMX 4915

35.2

28.6

36.2

72,289

Super Seedless #1767

40.7

28.2

31.1

70,984

ACR 5624

15.7

48.7

35.6

70,544

Sweet Slice

34.7

27.0

38.3

70,363

Sweet Delight

39.7

27.0

33.3

66,426

ACR 4674

17.8

36.6

45.6

44,912

*Chiquita is selected to be a small seeded melon.
**Total yield calculations are based on each variety planted in the entire field.