The scientific name of watermelon is “Citrullus lanatus“. Basically, watermelon fruits are native to Kalahari Desert (Southern Africa) which are cultivated first of all in the Egypt. It is an excellent desert fruit and its juice contain 92% water along with proteins, minerals and carbohydrates. Watermelon crop is one of the warm and long seasonal crops which can grow well in the tropical and sub-tropical regions, all around the world. Watermelon has great demand in the market for its freshening nature. Farming watermelon is specially done to meet the market demand for its fresh juice and also their sweet flesh. Farming watermelon as a commercial business plan is done on the larger scale in the hot summer season, all around the worlds.
|Crop Climate Title||Sub Tropical|
|Crop Water Method Title||Irrigated|
|Crop Economic Title||Food Crop|
|Crop Growing Season||Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops|
Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders
Watermelon Crop Seed Varieties
|Sugar Baby||About 3.5 kg / hectare|