Watermelon Cultivation , Need help with seed

Dear All,

I am planning to cultivate Watermelon in around 5 acres. Can some one please suggest me good seed to purchase ? My land is in South India 80 km’s to bangalore.

I have heard watermelon size and shape’s are matter too these days, Is it true ? Should i not go for stanrad oval shape ?

Please help


This is region specific. In my place Syngenta -Apoorva , icebox veriety -Kiran and Indam-Sumo are on demand. You have to check with local farmers for the best veriety.