Watermelon Plants


Zone kisii county Masimba ward | Markmogute441 added on March 25, 2017 | Answered

The watermelons that I had planted wilted, and some have dried up while developing the fourth leaf. What might be the cause, and which ways can I control the problem?

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    Answered on March 27, 2017

    This could have happened because of a watering problem- either the seedlings got too little water, or they were overwatered in poorly drained soil, which can "drown" the roots. Check to make sure your soil is well-drained but does have some water holding capacity.

    Or, a fungal disease could be responsible:


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