Conjunto Tecnológico para la Producción de Sandía “Watermelon”

In Puerto Rico, watermelon production is mainly concentrated in the south coast. For the year 1996-97, there were a total of 508 acres strewn of watermelon in this area. Watermelon production in this area is characterized the use of mechanization in most of the tasks of crop and high use of inputs. In the supplement to this publication includes a budget model that exemplifies the potential costs and revenues per acre in a commercial planting.

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