Be it cucumber, melons or gherkins, cucurbit family is an important and versatile crop, grown for both fresh consumption and processing into products such as pickles and juices. From sowing to harvest Fyllo helps you grow the best quality Cucurbits. With Fyllo’s solutions, you can grow spotless, juicy and sweet Cucurbits.
Fyllo device installed at your farm monitors your farm 24*7 and captures 12 critical parameters in real time. You get this data on you mobile and dashboard in real time. You get to monitor where the crop is getting enough sunlight, proper temperature or humidity.
Irrigation is one of the important practices in cucurbit growing. Under irrigation can hamper the fruit size and quality. Over irrigation leads to wilting in the plants and more watery fruits. Cucurbits’ water requirements vary based on soil type and stage. With Fyllo’s device containing soil moisture and soil temperature sensor and intelligent software, you get alerts on how much water to provide to the crop. You can also see and visualize evapotranspiration (Etc) values of the crop. You can perfectly manage the water requirements to get the perfect size, color and sugar.
Major disease in Cucurbits are Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew and Leaf Blight and Anthracnose. Pests that can harm the crop include Aphids, White flies and Beetles. Fyllo provides prediction of these diseases and pests along with preventive plant protection schedule. The disease and pest prediction models are based on stage of the crop and favorable climate. You can also monitor area wise progression of the diseases and pests. Fyllo also tells best time to spray for highest effectivity of plant protection molecules.
Cucurbits crop needs fertilizers in form of soil application, fertigation and foliar application. Some stages need more of a particular nutrient than the other. Our dynamic fertilizer schedule takes into account variety, stage- wise crop needs and nutrient availability in soil and in leaf. Fyllo nutrient schedule is generated on based of nutrient interactions in the soil and crop by a team of Cucurbits crop experts and technologists. Crop yield target is also a factor in the nutrient schedule.
Rainfall in critical stages can impact the Cucurbits crop badly. Also, leaf wetness and high humidity lead to fungal diseases. Bearing of flowers also depends temperature. Fyllo’s farm level weather monitoring and predictions for next 2 weeks will help you plan for the next actions.
Based on growing degree days, Fyllo helps you plan your harvest time in advance.
The yield and quality prediction model will give you insights into upcoming harvest from your farms.
Each farm may have different goals in terms of yield, quality and market requirements. Whether your goal is getting perfect fruit size, color or yield, Fyllo system helps you achieve your crop goals.