UG 29 “A” is an hybrid cucurbita maxima x muscata.
Succesfully used as watermelon rootstock mainly for fields infected by fusarium and anthracnose.
Strong rooth system good for Sandy soils.
Does not effect on watermelon taste.
Best germin. Temperature: 22-25 °c.
Sowing time with hybrid: 6 days.
Desease resist: fusarium oxysp., Phomopsis scleroides, rhizoctonia spp., N, collechtotrichum orbiculare(anthracnose).