Varieties

  • Guava - Arka Amulya

    Arka Amulya

    It is a progeny from the cross Allahabad Safeda x Triploid. Plants are medium in vigor and spreading type. Fruits are round in shape. Skin is smooth and yellow in colour. Fruits on an average weigh about 180 - 200 g, flesh is white in colour and firm. TSS is around 12 Brix, soft seeded, weight of 100 seeds is 1.80 g. Keeping quality is good.

  • Guava - Arka Mridula

    Arka Mridula

    It is a selection from open pollinated seedlings of Allahabad Safeda. Plants are semi-vigorous in nature and spreading. Fruits are round in shape and weigh about 180 g. Skin is yellow in colour and smooth. Flesh is white in colour. TSS is around 12 & Brix. Fruits are soft seeded, weight of 100 seeds is 1.60 g. Keeping quality is good. The pectin content is 1.041%. It is good for jelly making.

  • Papaya - Arka Prabhath

    Arka Prabhath

    It is from the cross (Surya x Tainung-1) x Local Dwarf. It is gynodioecious in nature. The plants are semi-vigorous and bearing starts at a lower height (60-70 cm). Since the variety is gynodioecious, seed production is easy, as bagging of bisexual flowers ensures true to type plants. The pulp is firm (5.9 kg/cm2) and colour is deep pink. The fruit weight on an average is 900-1200 g, the TSS is 13-14 & Brix and yield per plant is 90-100 kg. The keeping quality is good.

  • Papaya - Surya

    Surya

    It is the offspring of Sunrise Solo x Pink Flesh Sweet. It was selected from F14 generation. Hence, seeds can be produced by bagging the hermaphrodite flowers or by crossing the female flowers with hermaphrodite flowers. The plant is gynodioecious in nature with no male plants. Fruits resemble Sunrise Solo in shape. The plants are shorter compared to Solo. Skin is smooth, becomes uniformly yellow in colour on ripening. Fruits are medium in size of about 600 to 800 g with a small fruit cavity. Pulp is about 3 & 3.5 cm thick, deep red in colour and sweet with a TSS of 13.5 & 15 Brix. It does not have the odd flavour. Keeping quality of fruits is good. Yield per plant is approximately 55 & 65 kg (60 & 65 t/acre).

  • Grapes - Arka Hans

    Arka Hans

    It is a cross between Bangalore Blue and Anab-e-Shahi. Vine is vigorous, seeded, medium yielder, bunch small, well filled, berries greenish white, medium, spherical pulp soft, good quality, mid maturity, suitable for white wines but not suitable for distant transportation due to poor pedicel attachment.

  • Grapes - Arka Shyam

    Arka Shyam

    It is a cross between Bangalore Blue and Black Champa. Vine is moderately vigorous, medium yielder, bunch is small well-filled to compact winged, cylindrical, i berries blackish blue, medium, spherical, pulp soft, good I quality, mid to late maturity, suitable for double cropping, , good for juice and vine.

  • Grapes - Arka Kanchan

    Arka Kanchan

    Arka Kanchan is a cross between Anab-e-Shahi and. Queen of the Vineyard. Vine is of medium vigour, seeded, medium yielder, bunch medium large, loose, berries, gol- den yellow, medium oval, pulp meaty; good quality, I muscat flavour, very late maturity.

  • Grapes - Arkavati

    Arkavati

    It is a hybrid cultivar of Black Champa and Thompson seedless. Vine is vigorous, medium yielder, bunch medium large loose, berries greenish white, small spherical, pulp soft, very good quality, late maturing, very good for raisin making.

  • Grapes - Arka Soma

    Arka Soma

    This hybrid is a cross between Anab-e-Shahi x Queen of Vineyards. The plants are vigorous with a yield potential of 40 tons/ha and 36 kg/vine. Time required for harvest from pruning is 158-160 days. The bunches are well filled, weighing an average of 410 g, greenish yellow, round to ovoid and average berry weight is 3.8 g. T.S.S. varies from 20-21 ° B and acidity from 0.5 per cent. Vines are heavy croppers, pulp is meaty and has muscat flavour and it makes very good white dessert wine. It is possible to take two crops in a year.

  • Grapes - Arka Majestic

    Arka Majestic

    This hybrid is a cross between Angur Kalan and Black Champa. The plant is vigorous with a yield potential of 38 tons/ha and 34 kg/vine. Time required for harvest from pruning is 160-163 days. The bunches are well filled, weighing an average of 370 g, deep tan coloured, uniform round berries, having 2-3 small seeds per berry and bold roundish berries weighting on an average 7.7 g. T.S.S. is 18 to 20 ° B and acidity is 0.4 to 0.6 per cent. All the buds are fruitful and therefore no specific pruning requirement. It is suitable for head system of training and possible to take two crops in a year. This hybrid is tolerant to Anthracnose disease.

    • A pedigree selection (F8) of the cross Arka Vikas x IIHR 554 Plants semi-determinate. Narrow dark green leaves with good canopy. Fruits medium (65g.), oblate with light green shoulder. Deep red fruits. Suitable for fresh market. Bred for rainfed cultivation Suitable for kharif season. Duration 125 days. Yield 18 t/ha
    • This hybrid is a cross between Black Champa and Thompson seedless.
    • The plant is vigorous.
    • On bower system of training at 3 m x 3 m planting distance, its yield potential is 28 tons/ha and 25 kg/vine.
    • Time required for harvesting from pruning is 150-155 days.
    • The bunches are well filled to slightly compact, weighing an average of 360 g/bunch, black, seedless and average berry weight is 3.2 g. T.S.S. varies from 20-22oBrix and acidity from 0.6-0.7 per cent. Vines are very productive. All the buds on the cane are fruitful and therefore no specific pruning requirement. It is possible to take two crops in a year and it is also suitable for head system of training. It is tolerant to anthracnose disease. Quality is superior because of high sugar content and crispy pulp of berries. It is very good for table and also for red dessert wine making. Trials of this hybrid has been done in Nasik and Sangli areas of Maharashtra. It is performing very well in both the locations. It responds very well to GA treatment for berry elongation. This variety was released in the year 1992.
    • It is the progeny from the cross Alphonso x Neelum. 
    • It is a late season variety; fruits come to harvest during last week of June. 
    • Tree is semi-vigorous in nature. 
    • Fruit is elliptic in shape, medium sized weighing on an average about 270-280g. Fruit stalk is inserted vertically. 
    • Fruits on ripening get golden yellow blush. Skin is smooth, medium thick. 
    • Pulp is deep yellow in colour and firm. 
    • It is free from fibre and spongy tissue. 
    • Pulp recovery is 70%. 
    • Keeping quality is good.
    • A hybrid between Bangalore Blue and Black Champa, released during 1980. 
    • Clusters medium in size, bluish black, spherical to obovoid, sweet (TSS 20-25%) and mild foxy flavoured seeded berries. Tolerant to anthracnose. 
    • Very good for making dry table and dessert wines and juice and good for fresh table purpose.
    • Developed through back cross and pedigree selection involving the Parents Hebbal Avare x IIHR 93. Plants dwarf, bushy, erect and photo insensitive.
    • Leaves dark green, Flowers white.
    • Pods short dark green. Seeds bold.
    • Pods with characteristic aroma, without parchment.
    • Vegetable type with excellent cooking qualities. Tolerant to low moisture stress. Duration 75 days. Pod Yield 12 t/ha.
    • A pure line selection from IIHR 663-12-3-SB-SB (VC-8-1-2-1) from AVRDC, Taiwan. Plants semi determinate. Fruits oblate, with light green shoulder Fruits have stylar end scar with average fruit weight of 75g. Develops deep red color on ripening. Resistant to bacterial wilt caused by Rastonia solanacearum. Bred for fresh market Suitable for both kharif and rabi Duration 140 days Yield 43 t/ha.
    • An interspecific hybrid between Abelmoschus esculentus(IIHR 20-31) x A.manihot spp. Tetraphyllus (Res. To YVMV) followed by backcross. Plants tall, well branched. Fruits lush green, tender and long. Fruits borne in two flushes. Purple pigment present on both sides of the petal base. Green stem with purple shade. Fruits free from spines having delicate aroma. Good keeping and cooking qualities. Resistant to yellow vein mosaic virus(YVMV) Duration 120-130 days. Yield 18 t/h
    • A F1 hybrid of the cross 15 SBSB x IIHR 1334 Plants semi-determinate. Dark green leaves with good canopy. Fruits medium (65-70g.), round with green shoulder. Deep red, firm fruits. Suitable for fresh market Highly resistant to bacterial wilt. Duration 140 days Yield 65 t/ha.
    • Developed through back cross and pedigree method of selection involving the Parents Bonneville, IIHR 209 & Freezer 656.. Pods 8-9 cm long Seeds bold, green and sweet Shelling percent 55 A mid season garden pea Combined resistance to powdery mildew and rust Duration 90 days. Pod Yield 10 t/ha.