muskmelon


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muskmelon:

see 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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muskmelon

[′məsk‚mel·ən]
(botany)
Cucumis melo. The edible, fleshy, globular to long-tapered fruit of a trailing annual plant of the order Violales; surface is uniform to broadly sutured to wrinkled, and smooth to heavily netted, and flesh is pale green to orange; varieties include cantaloupe, Honey Dew, Casaba, and Persian melons.

muskmelon

any of several varieties of the melon Cucumis melo, such as the cantaloupe and honeydew
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This combination is therefore likely to be an appropriate agronomic configuration for muskmelon cultivation under greenhouse conditions.
Among the test plant species inoculated with the crude sap, Ash gourd, bottle gourd, Bush squash, Cucumber, Muskmelon, Pumpkin, Ridge gourd, Round melon and Chilli showed systemic symptoms like mosaic mottling and vein banding and Tomato showed shoestring symptoms upon inoculation.
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