How Are Seedless Watermelons Grown?

If you've enjoyed a delicious seedless watermelon, you might wonder how the watermelon 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!

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  • Donna J Donna J on Jun 24, 2012
    Lighten up guys! We are supposed to be sharing information here. Enjoy the summer everyone!!

  • Leida R Leida R on Jun 24, 2012
    Donna J, thanks, and u do the same. Just like u, I love to share INFORMATION, and IDEAS.