General Management Practices for Watermelon

For a successful watermelon production, a lot of care must be taken in order to achieve that. Some of the management practices which enables the proper growth and production of watermelon includes: Quality Seeds The quality of the seed used for planting is the most crucial factor as the other factors are based on this. The rate of germination and production yield of your watermelon farm is largely dependent on the type and quality of the seed planted. Therefore you are always encouraged to purchase only high quality seeds for…

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The Environment That Watermelon Grow Best In

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is known to be a warm-season annual plant which produces large, juicy fruits. The fruits come out in different shapes it may be round or oblong, have pink, red or yellow flesh and solid, marbled or striped skins. There are some varieties that have thin, white edible seeds in the flesh. Every farmer or intending watermelon farmer should keep in mind that for optimum growth and fruit production, watermelon requires just the right environment below: Climate Watermelon plants prefer the heat and need a long, warm growing…

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How to Grow Watermelons for Profit – Beginner’s Guide

Watermelon is regarded as a fruit as well as a vegetable which are usually eaten raw, it is also among the best fruits recommended for people that wish to lose weight. 4 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Watermelon Farming Business It gives a High Turnover on investment: It takes a watermelon approximately eighty five days to get to maturity from the planting date which means that you can have three sets of harvested watermelon fruits to sale within the year and if you started out the business on a…

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Guide on How To Grow Watermelon (Summary)

Watermelon is one of those sweet fruits in the same family with pumpkins and cucumber. They grow well in sandy loam soils with good drainage.Water melons don’t grow well in water logged areas and swamps. ▪ Varieties There are many varieties of watermelon in Nigeria and around the world produced by different seed companies.However I would advise that one goes for a hybrid seed variety for commercial purposes. Let’s use an example of Sukari F1, a hybrid seed from East AFrican Seeds. ▪ Establishment Follow these simple practices to establish…

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Health Benefits of taking Watermelon Fruits for Males and Females Fertility

Many people see watermelon as only a fruit that tastes delicious and fresh to consume, meanwhile it also proven to be very good for the body’s health and can overcome many health problems. Watermelon have a lot of nutrition in it such as vitamin A, vitamin C, phytonutrient citrulline, beta carotene, lycopene, and other compounds that are needed by the body. From many of the benefits that we can take from this refreshing fruit, it turns out that watermelon is also good for fertility on both men and women. To…

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Health Benefits of taking Watermelon Fruit during Early Pregnancy

Often times Pregnant women are encouraged to consume fruits and vegetables, This is because fruits and vegetables contain many of the nutrients needed during pregnancy. One of the recommended fruits is the health benefits of watermelon in early pregnancy. Aside from being cheap in price, it tastes sweet, easy to get and it contains several nutrients, namely: Energy Water Carbohydrate Protein Vitamin B6 Folate Sugar Food fiber Vitamin C Fat Potassium Phosphor Calcium Iron Magnesium Zinc Vitamin A Niacin Riboflavin Thiamin Pantothenic acid Consuming watermelon early in pregnancy is important.…

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Guide on Starting a Watermelon Farm

Get Your Land Space The first step to take is to find the land you will need for the cultivation in a location where the watermelon plants can get six to eight hours of sunlight each day because you also need a large expanse of land to successfully run your watermelon farm.   2. Source for Seedling The next step to take is to source for healthy watermelon seedling. Farmers that already run their own watermelon farmers can supply you with healthy seedling to use on your own farm or…

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Sowing Guide for Different kind of Crops

 Every crop farmer must be aware of the specie he/she wants to cultivate, the average number of seeds, the quantity for sowing per hectare and the crop density (Number of plants per hectare). This will help the farmer understand what his or her expectations are from the crops to be planted. Below is a comprehensive sowing guide for different types of crops according to their specie, average number of seeds (grams), quantity required for sowing (in kilogram) and the crop density i.e. number of required plants per hectare. Species Average…

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