Characterization and Modifications in Watermelons (Citrullus Lanatus) cv Fashion, after the Application of Saline WatersJournal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.3, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2014-07-30
Authors : J. Cabrera; S. Montoya; A. Sáez; J. Lozano; E. Ortega;
Page : 758-767
Keywords : watermelon; fashion; properties; greenhouse; salinity.;
Quality and characteristics of watermelon (cv. Fashion) were studied and compared with different salinity conditions (ah cultivated in greenhouses with Mediterranean climate). Different parameters were measured during the culture, after the harvesting: temperature and humidity during the culture, weight and dimensions of fruits, pH value, total soluble solids (°Brix), water, ash and metal content present in the pulp. In any case, fruits exceeded quality parameters required by the legislation concerning this culture.
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