By: Conner Graves and Grant Howell prd 7
The seedless watermelon has double the chromosomes as a normal watermelon. The male flower has 22 chromosomes and the female has the modified 44. The result of this is a 33 chromosomes watermelon that is completely sterile.
2- Once your watermelon vine is 6-8 inches you can move it to your garden make sure the soil is still 70-75 degrees.
3- Plant the normal seed next to the seedless seed.
4- Then wait for pollonation and a few sort months later you have seedless watermelon.
Here are some facts about the seedless watermelon.
Debate weather genetic modification of watermelons is ok?
Pro seedless watermelon
- It is easier and more efficient.
- It shows the scientistic abilities.
- Is completely safe.
- Less likely to choke on a seed.
Against seedless watermelon
- It is not ethical.
- It could be poisonous.
- It is unnatural.
*note* we had a lot of our facts and debates come from watermelon.org