Walter Reeves
Walter Reeves
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How Are Seedless Watermelons Grown?


If you've enjoyed a delicious seedless watermelon, you might wonder how they are grown.
It starts by treating watermelon seeds with a chemical that makes the seed have 4 times the normal number of chromosomes. After planting, when this watermelon flowers, it receives pollen from a normal watermelon.
The result is a fruit that has few seeds....and even if it has seeds, they are crunchy and eminently edible.
Enjoy!
how are seedless watermelons grown, flowers, gardening
how are seedless watermelons grown, flowers, gardening

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  • Donna J
    on Jun 24, 2012

    Lighten up guys! We are supposed to be sharing information here. Enjoy the summer everyone!!

  • Leida R
    on Jun 24, 2012

    Donna J, thanks, and u do the same. Just like u, I love to share INFORMATION, and IDEAS.

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