Thirty-one cultivars of muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) were evaluated for their response to foliar dusting sulfur applications. Most cultivars were highly resistant to sulfur injury. Resistance was variable among cantaloupe types (Reticulatus group); all winter melon types (Inodorus group) were resistant.
Received for publication February 29, 1980.
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Extension Vegetable Specialist, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Riverside, CA; and Farm Advisor, University of California, Cooperative Extension, El Centro, CA.