Syngenta Seeds introduces new seedless watermelon, pollinizer - The Packer

Syngenta Seeds introduces new seedless watermelon, pollinizer

04/27/2011 02:12:00 PM
By Vicky Boyd, Editor

DeuceBut with the Duece system, offered through Syngenta’s Full Count program, growers only need make one transplant pass.

That’s because the SP-5 is planted in the same tray cell as the seedless variety. Not every cell has a plant pair, however, he says.

Each tray contains a specific ratio and distribution pattern.

This is possible because SP-5 is non-competitive and grows at about the same rate as Fascination, Liere says.

When growers receive the trays, they transplant them as if they it were just the seedless variety.

“It eliminates those extra people who are just planting the pollinizers,” Liere says.

A limited amount of Fascination seed was available for the 2010 season, but Liere says this year more than 10 percent of the watermelons planted in the East will be to that seedless variety.


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Bhagyesh    
city-jalna ,state- Maharashtra country -india  |  August, 29, 2011 at 12:34 AM

congrtes ur organisation give best result in agriculture ,its very importent for farmer devlopment good morning im bhagyesh ashokrao kulkarni im student of agriculture im now study in last year of argoculture im give some information about devlopment about seed less verity this is importent for my thesis sir pls give me information thank u

juan c temores    
mexicali b.c.n.mx  |  December, 06, 2011 at 03:15 PM

i meed a estimate in palomar seedless 3 roands to one seeded of fiesta and no polinator for 10 hectares or 25 acres can you sended to me at, jctemores@ymail.com with the price. tank you attention, juan c temores telephone, 01152 6861716524

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