Chimera of Watermelon – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Chimera of Watermelon

Chimera or somatic mutation of watermelon

Figure 1. Watermelon with irregular color patterns due to a chimera, also known as a somatic mutation.

Somatic mutation or chimera

Figure 2. Chimera has caused irregular patterns on a watermelon leaves.

chimera or somatic mutation on watermelon leaf

Figure 3. A chimera in a watermelon leaf.


Figure 4. Chimera on a watermelon transplant.

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