An insect attacks on the crops of melon and watermelon, which is called Red Beetle. The female lays eggs in the soil around the plants and eggs produce small insects which eat the roots of plants. when an adult comes out of the pupa, it looks red, feeds on the leaves and makes holes. The spray of 5ml of neem oil in one litre of water will be quite effective to control it. Pyrethroids insecticides can also be used for chemical measurements.