Cucumis melo (Melon, Melons) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-12124 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

published: 07 Apr 2006 last updated: 19 Jun 2012
Organism information
Cucumis melo
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Violales
Family Cucurbitaceae
Genus Cucumis
Species Cucumis melo
  • Melon
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  • Melons
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Crops
Domesticated
Characteristics related to biosafety
Persia and the trans-Caucasus are believed to be the main center of origin and development, with a secondary center including the northwest provinces of India and Afghanistan.
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  • Food
Additional Information
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Record type Field Record(s)
Living Modified Organism Recipient Organism” or “Parental Organisms 2