The agricultural machinery for the cultivation of watermelon

Friday, 05 July 2019

The agricultural machinery for the cultivation of watermelon

The Cosmeco machines to best cultivate the watermelon

Sweet and refreshing summer fruit, the watermelon (or Citrullus lanatus) is actually a vegetable, belonging to the Cucurbitaceae family, which also includes melons and cucumbers. Originally cultivated in subtropical Africa, its production soon spread throughout the world, thanks also to a constant growth in demand. In order to obtain a profitable harvest, however, it will be necessary to prepare the soil adequately, using specific agricultural machinery for the cultivation of watermelon, such as those designed by Cosmeco.

Which are the most suitable machines?

Passion, attention to the customer and a constant development of innovative technological solutions to be part of their agricultural machinery: these aspects identify Cosmeco among the companies in its reference sector. Furthermore, this work philosophy has allowed the team of corporate professionals to constantly expand their catalog and propose a large number of machines for the cultivation of watermelon, which adapt perfectly to the different types of soil. Among the models, for example, you can choose between:

The use of ditchers, in particular, is helpful for those who must make drainage channels between one greenhouse and another and to earth up the nylon.

What advantages do they offer?

Choosing to rely on Cosmeco machinery for this agricultural activity means improving the quality and efficiency of one's work. Those designed by the company, in fact, are machines for the cultivation of watermelon able to mechanize the activity. This is possible because the available technologies allow to:

  • Reduce the execution times of activities
  • Improve the quality of the final product
  • Simplify and speed up the covering of the cultivated soil with plastic films or with non-woven fabrics (mulch layers)
  • Protect plants from low temperatures and anticipate a few weeks' harvest (adjustable film layers)
  • Ventilate the ground between the rows of the tunnels and earth up the film ( adjustable ridger)
  • Directing excess rainwater and propping up the nylon (ditchers)

Beyond the choice of machinery: useful advice for a correct cultivation

Just like the melon, the watermelon seed needs a temperature higher than 24 degrees to be born and 30 ° to grow. In addition to these aspects, related to the climatic conditions and to be taken into consideration for a prolific harvest, it will be necessary to:

  • Choose a nutrient-rich soil, not arid
  • Water the plants about every 3 days (they do not need much water)
  • Regularly remove weeds, even from the base of the plant

More details on Cosmeco machines?

If you need a personalized quotation or if you want to get more details on the Cosmeco machines for growing watermelons, all you have to do is use the form in the contact section . In a short time and exhaustively, the company will be happy to answer all your questions.

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