Watermelon Germplasm Lines USVL246-FR2 and USVL252-FR2 Tolerant to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum Race 2

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Research plant pathologist.

Corresponding author. E-mail: pat.wechter@ars.usda.gov.

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    A mature fruit of USVL246-FR2.

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    Two 21-day-old USVL246-FR2 plants that were inoculated at the seed stage with 1 × 106 conidia/mL Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum race 2 spore suspension. Plant on right shows a chlorotic/necrotic cotyledon but otherwise healthy plant. Symptomatic plant grew to maturity and produced fruit with no further symptoms.

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    A mature fruit of USVL252-FR2.

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