Variety developed by IIVR

Kashi Prakash

Plants of this variety are semi upright, stems and leaves are green. Fruits are attractive with light green spots, calyx spiny, average weight 190 g. The picking starts in 80-82 after transplanting and gives an yield of 650-700 q/ha.

Kashi Taru

Uttar Pradesh

Plants of this variety are tall and erect, height 120-130 cm, leaves and stem dark green; first flowering starts 45-50 days after transplanting. Fruits are long, purple, length 31 cm and diameter 5 cm. The picking starts 75-80 days after transplanting and gives a yield of 700-750 q/ha.

Kashi Sandesh

This is a hybrid having semi-upright (height 71.0 cm) plant habit with green stems, purplish green leaves and purple flowers appear in 45 days after transplanting. Fruits are purple, size medium, shape round, fruit length 12.4 cm, diameter 10.2 cm and weight 225.3 g. The picking starts in 76 days after transplanting. Gives an average yield of 780q/ha.

Kashi Surkh

This is a F1 hybrid of a cross between cms line (CCA 4261) and inbred derived from Pusa Jwala. Plants are semi determinate (1-1.2 m), erect and nodal pigmentation on stem. Fruits are light green, straight, length 11-12 cm, suitable for green as well as red fruit production. First harvest starts after 55 days of transplanting. Green fruit yield is 240 q/ha whereas red fruit yield is about 140 q/ha.

Kashi Anmol

This is an improved population derived from two cycles of simple recurrent selection from a Sri Lankan introduction. Plants are determinate, dwarf (60-70 cm) with nodal pigmentation on stem and bear green attractive pendant fruits. First picking starts 55 days after transplanting; yield 200 q/ha. At the farmers field has given an average green fruit yield of 250 q/ha in only 120 days of crop duration.