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Researchers Focuses on Vertical Cultivation of Watermelon

Researchers Focuses on Vertical Cultivation of Watermelon

CHEONGJU, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Chungcheongbuk-do Agricultural Research & Extension Service (CBARES) in Eumseong County, North Chungcheong Province is stepping up its research into technology that can allow farmers to grow small and medium-sized watermelons vertically. As the number of nuclear families and single-person households increases, more and more consumers are looking for mid-to-small [...]

Gov’t Tries to Quash Watermelon Misconception

Gov’t Tries to Quash Watermelon Misconception

SEJONG, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean government will promote the distribution of watermelons whose stems are cut-off during harvesting, said the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) on April 14. Watermelon stems have been a conventional indicator of the quality and the freshness of watermelons for Koreans, who have created a [...]