Variety developed by IIVR

Hybrid-Kashi Early

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttaranchal, Karnataka, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh

This F1 hybrid has been developed by crossing PBC-473 x KA-2 at IIVR Varanasi. Plants of are tall (100-110 cm height) without nodal pigmentation on dull green stems and bear pendant fruits. Fruits are long (8-9 x 1.0-1.2 cm), attractive, dark green and turn bright red at physiological maturity, pungent with smooth surface. First picking of the green fruits starts at about 45 days after transplanting.

Kashi Abhiman

Kashi Abhiman is a determinate tomato hybrid identified and recommended at the 30th AICRP (VC) meeting held at Pantnagar, UP. It is an ideal tomato hybrid for cultivation in Zone I (States: J&K, HP, Uttaranchal) and Zone IV (States: Punjab, UP, Bihar, and Jharkand) during mid September – March. High yield potential of 87 t/ha and 93 t/ha has been recorded at HARP, Ranchi and CITH, Srinagar respectively. Fruits are deep red in colour and mature uniformly. The fruits are firm (pericarp thickness of 0.6cm) and are ideal for long distance transportation.

Kashi Anupam

This is also developed by hybridization between L. esculentum cv. ‘Sel-7’ and L. hirsutum f. glabratum ‘B6013’, following backcross-pedigree selection. Plants are determinate, fruits large, flatish round (slightly indented at blossom end of fruit), attractive red with 5-6 locules, medium maturity (75-80 days after transplanting); yield 500-600 q/ha.

Kashi Sharad

This is developed through pedigree selection from a cross MTH-6 x Kalyani Eunish. Plants are indeterminate, leaves broad, fruits attractive red, slightly oval, firm, thick pericarp, longer shelf life, weight 90 to 95 g; yield 400-500 q/ha.

Kashi Hemant

This has been developed through pedigree selection from a cross Sel-18 x Flora Dade. The plants are determinate, fruits attractive red and round, weight varies from 80 to 85 g; yield 400-420 q/ha.