Crop Name : Watermelon
Crop Duration : 2 to 3.5 Months Approx.
Crop Season : Monsoon, winter and summer
Mulching Colour : Black and Silver or Black (During Winter)
Require Size : 1 Mtr. to 1.2 Mtr (Width) and 25 Micron to 30 Micron (Thickness).
Approx. Covering Area : If distance between tow row is 6 feet the 400 Mtr. Per 10 Guntha or 1600 Mtr. Per acre or 5000 Mtr. Per hector.
Advantages of Plastic Mulching Film:
(1) Increase yield 55% to 74 % (As per uni. Experiments.).
(2) Helps for prevents the direct evaporation of moisture form the soil and thus limits the water losses and conserves moisture.
(3) Reflective mulches will repel certain insects in cucumber crop.
(4) Helping for Weed control.
(5) Increase Fruit Quality.
(6) Better for cost saving of Labour cost.
(7) Helps for disease control.