INDIA: Inkel to produce yellow, seedless watermelons


by Times of India

 

Inkel Limited has started farming yellow, seedless hybrid of watermelons developed by Kerala Agriculture University (KAU).

 

These melons are being cultivated on a five-and-a-half acre plot at Piravom as part of Inkel Agro Farm project.

 

“There will be a huge demand for yellow, seedless melons in the market,” said Inkel managing director T Balakrishnan.

 

The Inkel farm is also growing plantain, red lady papaya, red watermelons (with and without seed) and rambutan. The harvest would be during September-October this year. The expected yield is over 50 tonnes.

 

Source: Times Of India




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