Variety developed by IIVR

Kashi Mohini

Plants are tall, height 110-140 cm, flowers at 4-5 node during summer and 5-7 nodes during rainy season after 39-41 days of sowing, fruits five ridges, 11.3-12.6 cm long at marketable stage, suitable for summer and rainy season cultivation; gives yield of 130 -150 q/ha. It tolerate high temperature during summer season and resistant to YVMV under field conditions. This has been identified for the cultivation and release through AICRP for all the okra growing regions of the country.

Hybrid- Kashi Bhairav

Plants of this hybrid are medium tall with 2-3 branches; fruits are dark green with 10-12 cm length at marketable stage; yield 200-220 q/ha. This is resistant to YVMV and OLCV under field conditions. This has been released and notified during the XII meeting of Central Sub Committee on Crop Standard Notification and Release of Varieties for Horticultural Crops for the cultivation in the entire okra growing region of the country.

Kashi Divya

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab

Selection from a local landrace; high TSS; yield 250 q/ha; released for UP, Jharkhand, Bihar and Punjab.

Kashi Harit

Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand

This variety is derived from the cross between NDPK-24 x PKM through pedigree selection. Vines are short, leaves dark green with white spots. Fruits are green, spherical, weight 2.5-3.0 kg at green stage; yield of 300-350 q/ha in 65 days of crop duration. This has been identified by UP State Horticultural Seed Sub Committee and notified during the XII meeting of Central Sub Committee on Crop Standard Notification and Release of Varieties for Horticultural Crops for the cultivation in U.P., Punjab, and Jharkhand.

Kashi Madhu

Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand

Plants have medium vine and leaves sparsely lobed and dark green, fruits are round, with open prominent green sutures, weight 650-725 g, half slip in nature, thin rind, smooth and pale yellow at maturity, flesh salmon orange (mango colour), thick, very juicy, T.S.S. 13-14% and seeds are loosely packed in the seed cavity. Post harvest life is long with good transportability, tolerant to powdery and downy mildew, medium maturity and yield 200-270 q/ha. This has been identified by UP State Horticultural Seed Sub Committee and notified during the XII meeting of Central Sub Committee on Crop Standard Notification and Release of Varieties for Horticultural Crops for the cultivation in U.P., Punjab, and Jharkhand.

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