Watermelon rind necrosis in Imperial Valley
California Agriculture 29(9):14-15.
Published September 01, 1975
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Watermelon Rind Necrosis (WRN) is a perennial problem in Imperial Valley. As much as 25 percent of the fruit of some local fields may be mildly or severely affected. Last year about $100,000 worth of fruit was lost to this disorder. Watermelon Rind Necrosis has been reported from Hawaii, Texas, and Florida. Bacteria, Er