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Economical Advantage of Watermelon Agriculture

Sugar baby watermelons take just 60 days to harvest and in addition to 3-5 days of sitting, this crop can be cultivated 4 times a year. An example with 5 acres per acre can cost you 2 to 3 million.
Important things
The required spacing is 2mm from one plant to another

In each hole you can put 2 seeds that bear 2 to 3 fruits

Each hole can get 4 to 6 fruits (average 5 fruits).

At a size of 5 acres you can have 1000 to 1200 holes

Number of fruits: Holes x Fruit per hole x acre (1,000 x 5 x 5 = 25,000)

Earnings: approximately 500 shillings per ticket x number of tickets per 5 acre area (25,000 x 500 = 12,500,000)
Earnings per year: 12,500,000 x 4 = 50,000,000
Operating costs are Tsh 25,000,000
The gross profit is Tshs 25,000,000 Million.