Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus
Arka manik (Multiple resistance to powdery mildew, downy mildew and anthracnose), Sugar baby, Arka Jyothi (F1 hybrid), Pusa Bedana (Seedless variety)
Water melon requires warm dry weather with abundant sunshine. Ideal temperature for growth is 30-35 degree celsius with a maximum of 40 degree Celsius and a minimum of 20 degree celsius. Light sandy soils are best suited.
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