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Halona F1 More Eastern Types 2411 & 2411U Goddess F1 68 days. Wow! Early eastern melon with excellent performance & quality for the extra-early mkt. 6.5" fruit. Avg wt 5-6 lbs. Good sugar at 11% Brix. Oval, heavy net, unsutured. Tolerant FW0-2, PM1·2. 2420 Grand Slam F1 85 days. Top marks for large size, flavor and shelf quality at Purdue trials. 6-8 lb, averaging 6.5"T x 8"W in size. Very high yield and quality ranking. Thick, firm flesh, high Brix in 14-16% range, and good results in cool storage, were noted in breeder's test. Noted for large size in its Eastern Shipper class. No suture, thick netting. Worth trying out for shipping and as a Roadside keeper. Resistant FW0-2, PM. Fresh Mkt, Roadside, Shipping. 2421 Halona F1 68-72 days. 4-5 lb. 6" globe shape. An improved Earliqueen type, matures a week earlier. Thick, sweet orange fleshed muskmelons. Rinds with heavy netting and distinct sutures. Uniform and productive, with better taste and stronger disease package. Resistant PM. Tolerant FW. Fresh Mkt, Roadside, Garden. 2485 Infinite Gold F1 75 day, mid-season maturity. Average weight 4 lb. Bred especially for long shelf life (LSL) great flavor and fruit quality. Strong vines, high yield potential, uniform size and shape. Was rated in 2012 by a third-party sensory analysis panel as higher in flavor and quality attributes than the leading competition. Round oval melons, very light suture, fully netted, with firm deep orange flesh. High % size 9 fruit. High Resistance PM2, FW0-2. Fresh Mkt, Shipping. 2429 & 2429U Minerva F1 78 days. 6-7 lb. 7"T x 7.5"W. Recommended where early size, sugar and holding ability are wanted. Athena type Eastern melon, from same breeding but slightly larger, with higher resistance level. Fruit is oval to flat oval and lightly but distinctly sutured, with coarse open netting overall. Flesh is thick with outstanding firmness. Vine is vigourous. Largest sizes have reached 10 lb. under best conditions. Well proven and widely adapted in University trials, especially U of F 2000, where Minerva demonstrated higher yield, with same fruit set but 8.3 lb. avg. weight vs. Athena's 5-6 lb. Minerva performs well and maintains quality under wet field conditions. Firm flesh allows harvest at tan stage and full slip; green harvesting such as for softer varieties is not needed. Resistant FW0-2, PM1. Tolerant PM2. Fresh Mkt, Shipping. Goddess F1 Rockstar F1 Grand Slam F1 2451 Rockstar F1 74 days. 5-7 lb. Performed well in trials all across NE & SE. Eastern shipper type with outstanding eating quality, consistently firm orange flesh and lightly sutured rind with medium netting. Slightly earlier and somewhat larger melon than Athena, with good shipping and holding ability. Resistant PM1·2, FW0-2. 2471 Strike F1 85 days. 6-8 lb; 8"T x 6.5"W. Large melon with long shelf life, comparable to Athena. Oval fruits have course netting and no sutures. Flesh is very thick , sweet and firm. Trial results suggest a widely adapted variety with potential for high yields of uniformly large melons, up to 12-14% Brix, with good holding ability after 3 weeks in cool storage and lasting well in rainy seasons. Worth testing. Resistant FW1·2, PM. Fresh Mkt, Roadside, Shipping. 2479 Verona F1 75 days. Average weight 6-8 lb, reaching 15 lb under intensive cultivation. A very large Eastern Shipper (Athena) type, excellent for roadside and mid-range shipping applications, with good holding ability. 12% Brix, lightly sutured, medium netted. Great eating quality, very sweet and firm. Resistant FW0-2. PM1·2. Fresh Mkt, Regional Shipping. Cat# Cantaloupe Minerva F1 Infinite Gold F1 Strike F1 Verona F1 (M=1000) 25 sd 100 sd 500 sd 1000 sd 5 M (per M) 10 M (per M) 15 M (per M) 30 M (per M) 2411, 2411U Goddess 3.30 10.05 41.25 61.55 58.40 54.50 50.60 47.80 2420 Grand Slam 3.45 10.75 43.50 67.15 52.15 ------------- ------------- ------------- 2421 Halona 2.15 6.65 27.25 41.50 39.35 36.70 34.10 32.20 2485 Infinite Gold 6.60 20.75 85.15 109.50 104.00 98.45 92.95 89.05 2429, 2429U Minerva 3.45 10.80 44.25 58.45 56.65 55.30 53.95 53.00 2451 Rockstar 3.15 9.80 40.25 61.30 58.15 54.25 50.40 47.60 2471 Strike 4.60 12.70 52.00 67.15 63.70 59.45 55.20 52.15 2479 Verona 3.00 9.45 38.75 58.35 55.35 51.65 47.95 45.30 Melon Disease Codes ALB Alternaria Leaf Blight DM Downy Mildew FW Fusarium Wilt & Race #'s PMV Potato Mosaic Virus PM Powdery Mildew & Race #'s PRSV Papaya Ringspot Virus Sul Sulphur Damage WMV Watermelon Mosaic Virus ZYMV Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus To Order Call: 800-622-7333 (USA) or 864-227-5140 (Int'l) 41


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