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