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Strike F1 Home Run F1 More Eastern Types Moneyloupe F1 2416 Gold Reserve F1 79 days. Large 6-8 lb. eastern type. Oval melons with distinct sutures and fine netting; sweet, mid-orange flesh and classic cavity. 2434 Moneyloupe F1 72 days. Full-netted oval melon Strong vine. Best sub for Gold Doubloon when in the early Athena class, with strong needed. Tolerant F1·2, PM1·2. Fresh Mkt, Shipping. disease package. Avg size 7 x 8". Avg weight 6½ to 7½ lbs., with potential of yielding 8 lbs. 2420 Grand Slam F1 85 days. Top marks for large melons with good keeping quality and high sugar. size, flavor and quality at Purdue trials. 6-8 lbs., Very lightly sutured Large frame vine with high yield averaging 6½" x 8" in size. Very high yield and potential. Smaller cavity, larger fruit, and about the quality ranking. Thick, firm flesh, high Brix in 14-16 same maturity. Has demonstrated strong performance range, and good results in cool storage, were noted in eastern melon trials for size, total yield and flavor. in breeder's test. Noted for large size in its eastern A winner for Southeast, Midwest and MidAtlantic shipper class. No suture, thick netting. Resistant F1·2, markets. Resistant F1·2, PM1·2. Fresh Mkt. PM. Fresh Mkt, Shipping. F1 85 days. 6-8 lbs; 8" x 6½". Large Strike2471 2421 Halona F1 68-72 days. 4-5 lb. 6" globe shape. melon with long shelf life, comparable to Athena. An improved Earliqueen type, matures a week earlier. Oval fruits have course netting and no sutures. Flesh Thick, sweet orange fleshed muskmelons. Rinds with is very thick, sweet and firm. Trial results suggest a productive, with better taste and stronger disease of uniformly large melons, up to 12-14 brix, with Minerva F1 yields high for potential with variety adaptedwidely and Uniform sutures. distinct and netting heavy package. Resistant PM, Tolerant F. Fresh Mkt. good holding ability after 3 wks in cool storage and 2484 Homerun F1 82 days. Excellent eastern shipper. lasting well in rainy seasons. Resistant F1·2, PM. FreshMkt, Shipping. 6-8 lbs., averaging 6½" x 8" in size. Noted for high % early harvest in Purdue trials, and for good cool Melon Growers, Note: We suggest you grow the storage and rain performance in breeder's tests. correct type of melon for your market. Shipping Thick, firm flesh and great taste with Brix in the 12-14 types are especially resilient with lasting quality range were noted in breeder's trial. No suture, thick for long-distance market. They do, however, taste netting. Resistant F1·2, PM. Fresh Mkt, Shipping. fine if grown for fresh market. The varieties we 2429 & 2429U Minerva F1 78 days. 7-8 lbs. Athena type near where they are or home garden are best used a have they because grown local forrecommend eastern melon, from same breeding but slightly larger, softer rind/skin and may not hold as well. measuring 7 x 7½" with higher resistance level. Fruit is oval to flat oval and lightly but distinctly sutured, with coarse open netting overall. Vine is vigorous. Sizes have Halona F1 Codes DiseaseMelon reached 10 lbs under best conditions. Well proven and ALB Alternaria Leaf Blight widely adapted in university trials, especially University DM Downy Mildew of Florida in 2000, where Minerva demonstrated higher F Fusarium Wilt & Race #'s yields with same fruit set but 8.3 avg. wt. vs. Athena's 5.6 lb. Performs well and maintains quality under wet PMV Potato Mosaic Virus field conditions. Firm, thick flesh allows harvest at tan PM Powdery Mildew & Race #'s stage and full slip; green harvesting (such as for softer S Sulphur Damage varieties) is not needed. Resistant F1·2, PM1. Tolerant WMV Watermelon Mosaic Virus PM2. Fresh Mkt, Shipping. Cat# Cantaloupe 25 sd 100 sd 500 sd 1000 sd (per M) (per M) (per M) (per M) M30 M15 M10 M5(M=1000) 2416 Gold Reserve 1.90 5.90 24.25 42.00 37.25 34.25 32.25 32.00 2420 Grand Slam 3.30 9.90 41.75 72.00 66.00 61.00 58.00 56.00 2421 Halona 1.85 5.60 23.95 41.50 37.25 35.00 33.25 31.50 2429, 2429U Minerva 2.90 9.00 38.25 66.00 59.00 55.00 53.00 49.75 2434 Moneyloupe 1.90 5.90 24.25 42.00 37.25 34.25 32.25 32.00 2471 Strike 4.25 11.20 48.75 71.00 62.00 58.00 56.00 55.00 Grand Slam F1 2484 Homerun 3.20 9.90 41.75 72.00 66.00 61.00 58.00 56.00 twilley@twilleyseed.com 13


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