Watermelon rootstock knocks out disease, pests

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A new watermelon line, developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Clemson University scientists, gets to the root of the problem of a major disease and pest of watermelon crops in the southern United States. Carolina Strongback is a rootstock watermelon that is resistant to Fusarium wilt and the southern root-knot nematode, … Continue reading Watermelon rootstock knocks out disease, pests