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Where is watermelons n muskmelons cultivated in India ..Does it require some definite kind of soil weather etc etc ?

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Asked by commonsense, 24 May '10 12:38 pm
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Water melons and muskmelons comes under the group of crops named cucurbits ...

Musk-melon : 'Pusa Sharbati', 'Lucknow Safeda', 'Hara Madhum Kutana', 'Durgapur', 'Madhu', 'Arka Jeet', 'Arka Rajhans', etc.
Water-melon : 'Sugar Baby', 'Asahi Yamato', 'Charleston Grey', 'Pusa Badana' (seedless), 'Tetra-2', etc.

musk-melons , water-melons grow better only in summer.

they are also grown on the river-beds during summer. Special techniques are followed to get an early crop on the sandy banks of the rivers.

In India muskmelon is cultivated mainly in Punjab, Bihar, Uttar pradesh, Andra pradesh, and Maharashtra. It is also grown in other parts of the tropical world. ...more
Answered by parul advani, 24 May '10 03:35 pm

 
  
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Very Hot summer with lot of sunshine and plenty of water is required and they grow in sandy soils mostly on river bed.
Answered by Batao Na, 24 May '10 12:40 pm

 
  
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