Penelope Perkins-Veazie, right, a post-harvest physiologist with the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus, helps to unload watermelon for study in her lab. Around this time of year, they typically bring back around 600 watermelon from the fields.
Penelope Perkins-Veazie, right, a post-harvest physiologist with the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus, helps to unload watermelon for study in her lab. Around this time of year, they typically bring back around 600 watermelon from the fields. NCSU Plants for Human Health Institute
Penelope Perkins-Veazie, right, a post-harvest physiologist with the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus, helps to unload watermelon for study in her lab. Around this time of year, they typically bring back around 600 watermelon from the fields. NCSU Plants for Human Health Institute

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