26.7% Yield Increase of Watermelons in Peru
Date: April 2020 (fall)
Place: Lima, Peru – National Agrarian University in Peru
Details: The Santanella cultivar of watermelon was planted at the National Agrarian University in Peru in a sediment valley with clay-free, alkaline soil that had moderate organic matter content. Drip irrigation was used for this test. Four different harvests were completed from multiple test plots.
The average yield for the control crop was 45.70 metric tons (mt) / hectare (ha). The watermelon crop that was treated with the Kyminasi Plant Booster (KPB) technology produced an average yield of 57.92 metric tons/ hectare. This is an increase of 12.22 metric tons/ hectare of watermelon and a 26.74% greater yield in the KPB crop as compared to the control crop.
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