Cucumis melo L. (Cantalupensis Group) ‘Charentais’

  • T. K. Lim


The true cantaloupe was named after the commune Cantalupo in Sabina, in the Sabine Hills near Tivoli, Italy, a summer residence of the Pope. This includes the European “cantaloupe” with skin that is rough and warty, not netted.


Butyl Acetate Ethyl Hexanoate Ethyl Butyrate Melon Fruit Hexyl Acetate 
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. K. Lim
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  1. 1.ChisholmAustralia

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