28. Watermelon, Cantaloupe and Honeydew

  1. Muhammad Siddiq PhD
  1. Penelope Perkins-Veazie1,
  2. John C. Beaulieu2 and
  3. Muhammad Siddiq PhD3

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch28

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging

How to Cite

Perkins-Veazie, P., Beaulieu, J. C. and Siddiq, M. (2012) Watermelon, Cantaloupe and Honeydew, in Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Postharvest Physiology, Processing and Packaging (ed M. Siddiq), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118324097.ch28

Editor Information

  1. Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticulture, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA

  2. 2

    Food Processing and Sensory Quality Unit, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813811420

Online ISBN: 9781118324097

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Keywords:

  • watermelon, cantaloupe/honeydew;
  • watermelon, fleshy berry;
  • ripe watermelons;
  • automation techniques;
  • US grading, for fruit shape;
  • postharvest physiology;
  • microbes with high pH/sugar;
  • sensory evaluation;
  • lycopene;
  • food safety

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Watermelon

  • Cantaloupe

  • Honeydew

  • Summary

  • References