Grafting Snake Melon [ Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo Var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin] in Organic Farming: Effects on Agronomic Performance; Resistance to Pathogens; Sugar, Acid, and VOC Profiles; and Consumer Acceptance

Grafting Snake Melon [ Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo Var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin] in Organic Farming: Effects on Agronomic Performance; Resistance to Pathogens; Sugar, Acid, and VOC Profiles; and Consumer Acceptance

The efficiency of snake melon [Cucumis melo var. flexuosus (L.)] in natural farming was studied below excessive biotic and salt stress circumstances. Soilborne ailments (primarily attributable to Macrophomina phaseolina and Neocosmospora falciformis), mixed with virus incidence [Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV), Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV), and Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (ToLCNDV)] and Podosphaera xanthii assaults, diminished yield by greater than 50%. Snake melon susceptibility to M. phaseolina and Monosporascus …

Grafting Snake Melon [ Cucumis melo L. subsp. melo Var. flexuosus (L.) Naudin] in Organic Farming: Effects on Agronomic Performance; Resistance to Pathogens; Sugar, Acid, and VOC Profiles; and Consumer Acceptance Read More »