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traits. These narrowly focused breeding goals have resulted in a significant genetic bottleneck as evidenced by the limited genetic diversity present in the current commercially grown watermelon varieties ( Levi et al., 2001 ). However, the cultivated

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-tolerant and -sensitive watermelon varieties, and contribute our results to the Pb-tolerant breeding of watermelon that produce more healthy fruit under Pb pollution. Therefore, we addressed for the first time Pb stress adaptation in watermelon, screened eight

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The Agriculture Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, announces the release of ‘RKVL-318’, a novel germplasm line useful as a rootstock and as a genetic resource for enhancing resistance to root-knot nematodes (RKNs) in watermelon

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-plant fumigation of soil beds with methyl bromide has been the primary method for controlling root-knot nematodes and soilborne diseases in watermelon ( Thies et al., 2010 ). However, in accordance with the Montreal Protocol and the U.S. Clean Air Act, methyl

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-eight watermelon cultivars and five breeding lines evaluated for response to root-knot nematode were all susceptible ( Winstead and Riggs, 1959 ). Similarly, 10 watermelon cultivars evaluated in Puerto Rico were all susceptible to M. incognita ( Montalvo and

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, 2007 ; Levi et al . , 2012 ). In southern Africa, watermelon is an underused and under-researched crop ( McGregor, 2012 ). Some watermelon genotypes selected from South Africa were reportedly used in disease resistance breeding programs in the United

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, and healing environment, different grafting techniques, including tongue approach, hole insertion, and one-cotyledon grafting, are commonly used for commercial production of grafted watermelon transplants ( Davis et al., 2008 ). In addition, root

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after repeated cropping was the result of the autotoxicity of compounds released into the soil in root exudates and by decomposing root tissues ( Yu, 2001 ; Yu et al., 2000 ). The allelopathic potential of watermelon plants was attributed to phenolic

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germplasm ( Cohen et al., 2014 ), common rootstocks for watermelon scions include interspecific hybrids, bottle gourd, squash, and pumpkin ( Lee and Oda, 2003 ). As such, there exists the potential for significant variation among cucurbit rootstock root

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between cultivated watermelon inbred ‘203Z’ and wild watermelon subspecies ‘PI271769’. ‘203Z’ and ‘PI271769’, used as breeding line and germplasm resources, were conserved at the Zhengzhou Fruit Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

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