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cantaloupe:

see gourdgourd
, common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and extends into the temperate zones.
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; melonmelon,
fruit of Cucumis melo, a plant of the family Curcurbitaceae (gourd family) native to Asia and now cultivated extensively in warm regions. There are many varieties, differing in taste, color, and skin texture—e.g.
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cantaloupe

[′kant·əl‚ōp]
(botany)
The fruit (pepo) of Cucumis malo, a small, distinctly netted, round to oval muskmelon of the family Cucurbitaceae in the order Violales.

cantaloupe

, cantaloup
1. a cultivated variety of muskmelon, Cucumis melo cantalupensis, with ribbed warty rind and orange flesh
2. any of several other muskmelons
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The objective of this study was to evaluate different materials for bagging in the field with respect to the physicochemical changes in cantaloupe melons.
However, there were signs of rot and netting malformation, unpleasant flavors and odors, just after the fruit formation started, characteristics which affect the commercialization of cantaloupe melons (SANTOS et al.
The decrease of green halo of the pulp is related to the higher ripeness of the cantaloupe melons at harvest time (GIEHL et al.
Consequently, we recommend bagging of cantaloupe melons with either white non-woven fabric or to not use bagging at all, under conditions similar to those presented in this study.
Cantaloupe melon is one of the most commercialized melon species worldwide.
Cantaloupe melon Trinity cultivar seedlings were obtained by sowing seeds in 128-cell-trays containing commercial substrate and hardened manure (3:1), on February 20, 2016.
So Lester, whose primary research is aimed at extending the shelf life of fruit in export markets, asked Grusak to help him develop a way to increase calcium in whole honeydew and cantaloupe melons after harvest.