Melon (Indonesia)

Melon (Indonesia)

Study details

  • Date: 2013
  • Location: Magetan Regency East Java, Indonesia
  • Crop variety: F1 Action ‘Brand Kapal Terbang’
  • Fertilizers: 50 kg NPK (15:15:15), 100 kg TSP, 50 kg ZA and 3 kg Nutri Boron
  • Trial design: spacing of 60 cm * 50 cm, plot size of 2000 m2


  • Saving for main fertilizer until 100 kg that usually for 2.000 m2 total using 300 kg fertilizer.
  • Leaf growth and height is faster than before applied this in last season.
  • Weight fruits in 50 days until 2-2.5 kg (average).
  • Cost average for one plant needs about Rp 3.500


Download Field Study

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Learn more about Rio Tinto.

Copyright © 2024 Rio Tinto. All Rights Reserved.