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Talking Biotech: University of Georgia’s Cecilia McGregor on genetics of watermelon; Kevin Folta answers listeners

, | September 6, 2016
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Kevin Folta: University of Florida plant geneticist Kevin Folta launched Talking Biotech in 2015.    More details

The dog-days of summer are a perfect match for watermelon. This podcast discusses domestication, breeding and interesting stories of where this magical fruit came from, and where it is going. University of Georgia research professor Cecilia McGregor shares her knowledge of the origins of this important dessert crop, along with interesting facets of how it is used by other people around the world. She also ventures into “endless amusement” with watermelons.

In the second half, I answer the many questions that came in over the internet this week!

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