Bundesarchiv Bild 183-49900-0001, Altenweddingen, Melonenernte



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Altenweddingen, Melonenernte

Zentralbild Biscan Weiß-Ho. 1.10.1957 Riesenmelonen - das Stück 110 Pfund. Wahre Riesen-Früchte erntete in diesen Tagen der Bauer und Samenzüchter Andreas Weichert in Altenweddingen, Kreis Wanzleben. Auf 1.5 Hektar hat er die "Gelbgenetzte Riesenmelone" angebaut, eine Kürbispflanze, die er in jahrelanger züchterischer Arbeit weiterentwickelt hat. Die Früchte erreichen bis zu 110 Pfund, einzelne werden noch schwerer. Je Hektar beträgt der Ertrag bis zu 700 Doppelzentner. -Die Melonen werden von dem VEAB aufgekauft und den Konservenfabriken zugeführt. Entsprechend seinen Abmachungen mit der VEAB erhält Weichert von den Konservenfabriken die Kerne, die er als Samen benötigt, zurückgeliefert. UBz: Die Melonen werden bis zur Abholung durch den VEAB gestapelt.

Date 1 October 1957(1957-10-01)
Source Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive), Bild 183-49900-0001
Author Biscan
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