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APPLICATIONS IN MELON
FIRST GROWTH
UP TO BLOOM
BEFORE BLOOM
FRUIT SETTING
FRUIT GROWTH
TO RIPENING
Melon is a very demanding crop in Iron Manganese and Molybdenum. For supporting plants during their early growth spray 2-3 times with 2-4 lit METALON (4Mg - 1,5Fe - 1,5Mn - 0,5Zn - 0,5Cu - 0,3B - 0,01Co - 0,01Mo), / ton combined in the sprays with pesticides.

At 3-4 leaves apply 10 lit FS/347 (50% aminoacids & growth substances of natural origin, / hectare to support nutrition for root growth and earlier bloom. Combine with 10-30 lit AUXENOL (soil activator) / hectare.

Repeat the application of FS/347 after 10-15 days at the same rate. Combine with AUXENOL (5-5-9) for faster blooming.

Spay with 2 -4 lit METALON,/ ton.

In case of Magnesium deficiency spray 1-2 times after setting with 3-4 lit OLIGO-8Mg (12-0-0)+8Mg, / ton.

Spray with 2,5 lit FS/347 / ton when the first fruits are 3-5 cm. Repeat 10 days after the 1st spray for fruit size increase.

 

Apply at bloom with drip irrigation 10 lit. AUXENOL and 20 kg AVANTAGE(20-20-20)/hectare. Repeat at 10-15 days.

Spray with 2-3 lit ORGANIKON (0-0-30) /ton after the fruits have obtained their half size and up to harvest. Sprays with organic potash are necessary for the greenhouse crops also whenever sunshine is reduced.

 

Apply 20 lit AUXENOL / hectare at 10-15 days intervals up to 15 days prior harvest.

Use the water soluble powder MICOSAT WP for soil enrichment with rhizosphere bacteria, fungi spores and plant symbiotic endomycorrhizal fungi of the genus Glomus. Apply 3 -5 kg/ hectare at planting or in the first irrigation.
PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS
MANCOZEB VΙΟRYL 80WP (Mancozeb 80%). Spray against blight with rates of 2kg / hectare using 1 ton of spray liquid/ hectare. Foliar sprays can start from the 5th leaf and after. Max number of sprays/season: 4 with an interval of seven days.

ACARIDOIL 13SL (13% Potassium fatty acids). Spray against White flies (Trialeurodes vaporariorum),Aphids (Aphis gossypii,Aphis fabae,Myzus persicae),Bugs(Palonema prasina,Nezara viridula Aelia rostrata , Chlorochloa sp) ,Thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) and Mites, with 19 lit. / ton with the appearance of the infestation. Repeat when necessary.

COPPER HYDROXIDE VIORYL 50WP (Copper Hydroxide 50%). Spray against the Downy mildew, Anthracnose, Cladosporium and Bacterioses with rates of 1.1kg/ton of water, using 0.5-1 ton of spray water /hectare or with 70-110 gr./1000m2. Spray with the appearance of the first symptoms. Max no of sprays/ year : 4