Muskmelon / cantaloupe /Kharbooj is a popular fruit crop grown throughout India. This fruit is being used as desert fruit or also eaten fresh. This fruit belong to cucurbitaceae family. The melon has a rough, web-patterned rind, commonly four pounds, sweet orange flesh or less in weight.
The muskmelon or cantaloupe is a tender, warm-weather plant.This is a long trailing annual plant, heat-loving fruit with a long growing season, cultural and growing requirements are very similar to other melons. These sun-ripened fruits pack plenty of vitamin C and antioxidants into every bite, combining great taste with great nutrition.