Farmers of Punjab province should start the cultivation of melon in the first week of February. Melon varieties T96 and Ravi can be cultivated at 21 to 35 degree centigrade at the end of march. Melon can be cultivated in all kinds of soil. However, fertile loamy and soil with good drainage is suitable for cultivation of melon. 1 ½ kg of seed is sufficient for better cultivation of melon crop. Balanced use of fertilizers can produce effective results.