Watermelon Types – What Are Some Common Varieties Of Watermelon. By Amy Grant The watermelon — what else is there to say?
The perfect summer dessert requiring no effort on your part, just a good sharp knife and voila! There are over 50 different varieties of watermelon, most of which you have probably never partaken of or seen. What Fruits And Veggies Looked Like Before Humans Domesticated Them - Raw Holistic Health. From bananas to corn, to watermelon to eggplant, the popular crops many enjoy are drastically different than when our ancestors consumed them.
The next time you bite into a juicy piece of watermelon or indulge in the succulent experience of eating corn on the cob, remember that the crops once looked and tasted drastically different than they do today. Foods such as bananas and eggplants have been selectively bred over centuries (which is a different process than splicing genes, referred to as genetically engineering) so they have traits which humans prefer, such as fewer seeds and tastier flesh.
Selective breeding by ashley gates on Prezi. Here's what 9,000 years of breeding has done to corn, peaches, and other crops.