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  1. Watermelon, Citrullus lanatus, is part of the Cucurbitaceae family and is thought to have originated in Southern Arica. Today, watermelon is cultivated all over the world on all five continents. Watermelon is frost sensitive and are monoecious (both male and female flowers are produced on the...
  2. 2015-09-20 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of Angola. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country are very...
  3. Growables Origin Watermelons are indigenous to tropical Africa, where they are found wild on both sides of the equator. They were developed from a native African vine. Their cultivation by man dates back 4,000 years to the ancient Egyptians, as proven by artistic records. Watermelons spread from...