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Melons خربوزه

Arkani Melon  ارکانی
Arkani Melon


Problems and Opportunities

These draft priority problems are based on discussions with agricultural consultants, Afghan specialists, Alan Walters (SIU), Tom Brown and Professor Noor Ahmad Popal.



Pest Management for Melons


  • 10 Principles of Postharvest Management Fact Sheet (UC Davis)
  • Principles of GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) Fact Sheet (UC Davis)
  • Cantaloupe Harvest Fact Sheet (UC Davis)
  • Harvest Field Selection Cantaloupe Fact Sheet and icon video Video (UC Davis)
  • Melon In-Field Transport Fact Sheet and icon video Video  (UC Davis)
  • Quality standards
    • Melon Quality Control icon video Video  (UC Davis)
    • Melon Standards (example using honey dew) Fact Sheet (Fresh Spec)
  • Melon Packing and Cold Storage Fact Sheet and icon video Video  (UC Davis)
  • General Postharvest Page

Market Information (All Crops)

  • Silk Road Harvest Melon Variety and Marketing Flyer (ASAP/ EPAA)