Domestic watermelon origins

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Domestic watermelon origins

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Mon May 24, 2021 9:39 pm

https://phys.org/news/2021-05-seedy-sli ... heast.html

The link above is to an article about how they found a new candidate for the domestic watermelon's most likely ancestor. It's *not* the citron watermelon, as previously believed. The Kordofan melon is the current suspect. They think it came from northeast Africa.
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