Rangpur June 18,(V7N)- Although watermelon is typically grown seasonally, a farmer has become profitable and changed his fortune by cultivating year-round baby watermelons of four varieties—Madhumala-Yellow, Black Baby, and Kalajam—using a new method.
By using environmentally friendly mulching paper to cultivate summer watermelons on 2 bighas of land, Sonualla Mondal, a farmer from Kursha Union in Taraganj Upazila of Rangpur, envisions earning TK 6 lakh. He has gained considerable attention in the village by cultivating these four varieties of year-round baby watermelons and has become profitable in the process. This success has sparked an interest in watermelon cultivation among young entrepreneurs.
Hearing about the year-round watermelon cultivation, District Seed Certification Officer Humayra Mondal visited his garden and assured him of comprehensive support.