Watermelon, the most unnatural fruit in the world

The watermelon, a part of summer cookouts and picnics, once was a bitter little fruit about two inches in diameter, writes Rebecca Rupp in a National Geographic blog post. “Today, due to countless creative generations of breeders, the watermelon averages over two feet in diameter – a 1,680-fold increase in volume over its many-times-great-grandparent – and weighs… » Read More

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