Melon

 

Melon (lat. Cucumismelo) is aname given to various members of the plant family Cucurbitaceae with sweet flavored, fleshy fruit, which is important worldwide

 

Iran has 79992 hectares of melon cultivation area. The total melon harvest is about 1221631 tons throughout Iran. The major melon-producer provinces are Khorasan with 636459 tons, Semnan with 119078 tons and Khozestan with 138709 tons. Khorasan with more than 45553 hectares of cultivated area and 57% of total harvest is the main melon-producer province

 

Iran exports melon to other countries such as Azerbaijan, Germany, Afghanistan, The United Arabic Emirates,Austria, Sweden, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

 

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