High-yielding hybrids of melons and watermelons

Melon and watermelon hybrids are an integral part of Holland Angro’s seed offer. Among them, when it comes to watermelons, Lucia, Aksent and Kali stand out. And from melons – Nevour. They all give a huge yield, and customers love them because they are delicious and practical.

Djordje Ilic, in front of the company Holland Angro, states that they currently have 4, 5 new watermelons on trial. They are examining their yields, but as he says – he doubts that some of them will exceed the weight and taste they offer. Accent.

What are the characteristics of Accent watermelon?

This watermelon has a mass from 8 to 12 kg when it is usually done, and when it is on a cutting – it all depends on what kind of flowering it is and how much fruit there is per plant.

“Na calm down can reach over 20 kg. For that reason, we are working on the coil, because it can support 3, 4 or 5 fruits“, Says George.

Watermelon cultivation is specific because problems with fungal diseases often occur. That’s why ordinary watermelon it has to be moved, ie it needs to be changed every year.

“At the coil, you have a base that is resistant to pathogens in the country so you can work on the same plot for at least 5 or 6 years, and you don’t have to move it. At the same time, you do not have problems with diseases “, our interlocutor emphasizes.

In addition to Accent, they also have seeds for the variety Lusia, which is a black watermelon and arrives quite early. When it is done normally, so only seeds, the bag is much weaker. However, there is no such problem on the coil, but it is growing 4, 5 watermelon side by side.

Watermelon Accent – © Agromedia

Kali watermelon – Small, sweet and practical

Time watermelon is also called “icebox” because it is very practical. Namely, it is small, so it cools down very quickly. After the purchase, put it in refrigerator, you have lunch, and already after lunch – it is chilled and ready to eat.

“It is very tasty, as if you were eating watermelon as it was 30 years ago. There is less water and exceptional meat quality. I think it will go great with retailers, it doesn’t take up much space, so it’s easier to manipulate it, “says George.

Ivan Stošić, a producer from Banatski Brestovac, has been producing watermelons for 30 years. He distributed production on 60 acres. He says he chose Kali, Lucia and Accent because they have a good yield, great quality, superior taste and are resistant to disease. All these hybrids

He also points out that Kali is a watermelon excellent for buyers, but also for traders.

“Potted watermelons are the eye 1 do 3kg at most. Their price is higher than standard watermelons, but they are much sweeter. They have a thin crust, so they cool down quickly and eat immediately, there is no throwing away “, says Ivan and adds that he has been cooperating with Holland Angro and has no intention of changing them.

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Hybrid melon Or Delizia – Great for supermarkets

In addition to watermelons, Holland Angro also offers melon, which people mostly know as Nevour (code: ME 2304). Recently, they also have this Or Delizia melon, from the Italian seed producer flower.

“It is orange, it gives birth very well, it is resistant to rain, which is more important when we have a rainy year. The weight is about 1.5 do 2kg. It is ideal for supermarkets because it can do a lot to stand for a long time when it is harvested, “says George.

How is it disease resistant, it should be less protected, so there is less use of fungicides. However, like any melon – it needs to be fertilized. Its advantage is that it has a stronger crust and can withstand longer standing. it is obtained by increasing a little calcium some potassium to get the color right inside and to be cute.

“By increasing a little calcium and potassium, you get a great color and sweetness. ”, He advises.

He gives an eye per hectare 40 ton. It’s smaller, the majority is actually ideal for the family to eat a whole melon and buy a new one tomorrow, and not to move it around the fridge or throw it away.

or-deliziaPhoto: Agromedia, 2022, all rights reserved

Melon and watermelon hybrids for professionals: Holland Angro provides full professional support

Everyone who decides to do this melon and watermelon hybrids become part of their production, will have the full support of Holland Angro.

“From seed to fruit, there is complete professional support. Also, if for some reason the sale is more difficult – the company has customers in abroad to which he refers manufacturers with whom he collaborates. In this way, it is possible direct export, without intermediaries, “George pointed out.

Source: Agromedia by www.agromedia.rs.

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