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Varieties

Sl No. Crop Name Variety / Hybrid Name Description Image
1 Mango Arka Udaya

Semi-vigorous plant type, fruits are medium sized with bunch bearing. The fruits have the peel colour of Anmol and with the pulp characteristics of Amrapali, firm and deep yellow pulp, high TSS (24 0Brix) with better keeping quality (12-15 days).

2 Mucuna Arka Chandan

Medium duration (155-165 days) variety with the seed yield of 3.0 to 3.5 t/ha under support and 2.0 t/ha under surface cultivation with the L dopa content of 3.86% and yield of 150.39 kg/ha. It produces medium bold size seeds with white seed coat. (IIHR Sel.3)

3 Mucuna Arka Shukla

Medium duration (155-165 days) variety with the seed yield of 3.0 to 3.5 t/ha under support and 2.0 t/ha under surface cultivation with the L dopa content of 3.86% and yield of 150.39 kg/ha. It produces medium bold size seeds with white seed coat. (IIHR Sel.3)

4 Mucuna Arka Charaka

High yielding medium duration (155-165 days) variety with non-irritant trichomes produces      medium size seeds with black shiny seed coat. It yields 4.0 to 4.25 t/ha under support and 2.0 to 2.25 t/ha under surface cultivation with high L dopa content (4.80%) and yield (200 kg/ha). (IIHR PS 6)

5 Mucuna Arka Shubra

High yielding long duration (180-190 days) variety with non-irritant trichomes produces medium size seeds with white seed coat. It yields 4.5 to 5.5 t/ha under support, 2.25 to 2.75 t/ha under surface cultivation with high L dopa content of 5.43% and yield of 269.67 kg/ha. (IIHR PS 2).

6 Mucuna Arka Dhanwantri

Seed yield of 4.2 t/ha

L-dopa yield of 190 kg/ha

Long duration: 185-190 days

Purple flowers on long rachis

No Fruiting in basal nodes

Shiny black seed coat / medium sized seeds

7 Mucuna Arka Aswini

Seed yield of 2.31t/ha

L dopa content of 3.5-4.0%

L-dopa yield of 80.62 kg/ha

Non-irritant trichomes

Short duration: 120-130 days

Purple flowers on short rachis

Fruiting in basal nodes

Immature fruits balck in colour Released in 2010

8 Centellaasiatica Arka Divya (CA-1)

Suitable for vegetable purpose with broad leaf, high biomass yield, mineral and vitamin A (32.33mg/100g) content.

9 Centellaasiatica Arka Prabhavi (CA-13)

Recorded higher Asiaticoside content (>3%) and total Tri-Terpenes content (6-8%) suitable for active ingredient extraction industry.

10 Ashwagandha Arka Ashwagandha

The dry root yield is around 12 q/ha with a  withanolide concentration of 0.58%. It is tolerant to bacterial wilt and late blight diseases.

11 Rose Arka Sinchana

Arka Sinchana is highly floriferours  everblooming floribunda rose identified for garden display Flowers are bright red in color (RHS colour chart Red Group-43-A) with flowers produced in bunches. Young leaves are bronze green in colour turning to deep green as the leaves mature.  Flowers are small in size (5.4cm), and filled with multiple petals ranging 40-45/flower.  On an average it produces 1250-1500 flowers/plant/year.

12 Rose Arka Sharmeeli

Arka Sharmeeli  is an ever blooming floriferous Hybrid T rose identified for garden display.  Flower color changes from light pink to different shades of red from bud to different stages of blooming.  Flowers are produced in bunches of 2-3 flowers at the tip of long stalks.  On an average it produces 450-500 flowers/plant/ year.  Flowers are medium size with an average flower diameter of 7-8cm and with 30-35petals/flower.   In the initial stage of flower opening, petal colour is of redgroup 50-A and slowly colour turns dark with red group 53-A as recorded with RHS color chart.

13 Rose Arka Kinnari

Arka Kinnari is an ever blooming floriferous Hybrid T rose identified for garden display .  It produces bicolor flower consisting vermilion red shading towards orient pink. High  centered buds  with slow twisted opening makes it an attractive flower.  Arka Kinnari is characterised by long stalk with cluster of flowers. It has dark green shining foliage.   On an average it produces around 400-450 flowers/plant/year.  Flowers are large with an average flower diameter of 10-11cm and with 35-40petals/flower.  Petal inner side colour is red group 38-A and outer side is  red-purple group 65-D while colour of basal spot is yellow group 2-D as recorded with RHS color chart . 

14 Rose Arka Savi

It has been identified for commercial cultivation in open field for loose flower production.  'ArkaSavi' is a spray category of rose belonging to floribunda group.  It has flowers of Purple Pink flower (RHS colour chart Red purple group 66-A) and flowers are produced in bunches.   ‘ArkaSavi’, the rose hybrid is identified for its floriferous nature with high yield. Potential yield of flowers expected is 30 tons/acre/year.  In addition to high yield, it has added advantage of long shelf life (5 -6 days). Rose hybrid for loose flower production in open field.

15 Rose Arka Sukanya

Fragrant flowers, highly floriferous; ideal for garden display, potential for aroma extraction and  aroma therapy. It was identified for release by Institute VTIC

16 Rose Arka Pride

Flowers are orange in colour; for cut flower, for open field and protected cultivation.

17 Rose Arka Ivory

Flowers are creamish white in colour, moderately resistant to mites, long flower stalk; for cut flower production under protected cultivation.

18 Rose Arka Swadesh

Identified for cut flower production  

under Polyhouse cultivation

Long stalk flowers with an average stalk length of 65-70cm

High yielding capacity of 145 fl stalks/sq.mt/year.   Medium sized flowers with good keeping quality (6 days).

Shining foliage and flowers of attractive red color.

19 Rose Arka Parimala

Red-purple coloured flowers, fragrant and moderately resistant to thrips and black spot.

Yield: 5.5 to 6.0 lakh loose flowers /acre /year.

20 Marigold Arka Honey

French marigold photo insensitive variety with double coloured flower. Border is orange (RHS colour chart Orange group N-25C) and center is dark red (RHS colour chart red group 44-A). Plants are dwarf with spreading habit and floriferous.  Flowering is observed throughout the year.

Days to flower initiation:30-35 days after planting with a flowering duration of 6 weeks.

Duration of crop: 3 months

Flower size: 4.8 cm

Flower yield/acre:  5.8 tons/acre

21 Marigold Arka Pari

French marigold photo insensitive variety with dwarf plant habit with spreading habit and floriferous nature.  Flowers are orange in colour. Colour changes into different shades of orange depending upon light, temperature and stage of flower (RHS colour chart -Orange Group N-25B in the beginning changes N-25 C and N-25 D).  Flowering is observed  throughout the year. Flower initiation starts 30 days after planting with a flowering duration of 9 weeks. Duration of crop: 3 months. Flower size: 4.3 cm. Number of flowers : 500-600/plant

Flower yield/acre: 4.7tons/acre

22 Marigold Arka Bangara-2

Flowers are yellow gold colour, vegetatively propagated, early flowering, flowers are compact and large in size; for loose flower. It was identified for release by Institute VTIC .

23 Marigold Arka Agni

Flowers are orange colour, vegetatively propagated, early flowering, flowers are compact and large in size; for loose flower .

24 Marigold Arka Bangara

Flowers are of yellow gold colour, vegetatively propagated, early flowering, floriferous; for loose flower. It was identified for release by Institute VTIC .

25 Gerbera Arka Nesara (IIHR 8-45)

Double type flowers with red group 50A, suitable for cut flower and flower arrangement. It was identified for release by Institute VTIC.

26 Gerbera Arka Ashwa (IIHR 3-34)

Double type flowers with red purple group 68D, suitable for cut flower and flower arrangement. It was identified for release by Institute VTIC

27 Teasle Gourd Arka Neelachal Gaurav

Fruits are attractive, uniform lush green round-oval fruit with soft seed and high-quality edible portion for culinary purposes and soft seeded. It is reported to be tolerant to downy mildew and anthracnose. It yields 18-20 t/ha .

28 Spine Gourd Arka Neelanchal Shanti

It is developed through hybridization between spine gourd and teasel gourd, naturally pollinated, high yielding (15-16 kg/vine) with medium sized fruit (20g), moderately tolerant to fruit borer, anthracnose and downy mildew. It was released by SVRC, Govt. of Odisha in 2016.

29 Pointed Gourd Arka NeelachalKirti

Fruits are spindle shaped, dark green in colour with 3-4 fragmented stripes of cream colour and medium sized (10.45 x 3.5 cm) weighing around 40-45g with solid core.  It has a yield potential of 15t/ha .

30 Ivy gourd Arka Neelachal Sabuja

The plants are very vigorous (>10m long) and produce high biomass. Fruits are dark green in appearance with fractured stripe and conical in shape. It gives 70-80 harvest per season (10-11 months) and yield upto 20-25 t/ha .

31 Ivy gourd Arka Neelachal Kunkhi

A dual-purpose (salad as well as cooked) early variety with high yield (20-25 t/ha). Fruits are extra-long (8.39 cm), weighing around 15-20g, uniform, cylindrical with attractive stripes. It produces around 800 fruits in a season with yield potential of 15-20 t/ha .

32 Coriander Arka Isha

Coriander variety developed through mass selection from an exotic introduction from Japan, IIHR ACC. No.19528. It is a multi-cut type, bushy plants, broad leaves, with good aroma, good keeping quality (21 days under refrigeration), rich in Vitamin C (167mg/100g FW), yields 12 t/ha in 3 cuttings in 70 days .

33 Palak Arka Anupama

Palak variety developed by pedigree method of selection from F7 generation of the cross between IIHR-10 X IIHR-8. It is a multi-cut type, late flowering, medium large, dark green, thick and  succulent leaves,  low in oxalates, yields 40t/ha from 4 cuttings in 75-80 days .

34 Amaranth Arka Varna

Amaranth variety developed by modified bulk method of selection in F6 generation of the cross,IIHR-7 x IIHR-30. It is a pulling type, rich in antioxidant activity (417mg AEAC units), low in nitrates and oxalates, yields 10-12 t/ha in 30-35 days.

35 Mango Arka Anmol
  • It is a semi-vigorous type, regular bearing and is amenable for high density planting.
  • It is a late season variety, fruits coming to harvest during second to third week of June.
  • Fruits are oblong in shape, medium sized, weighing on an average about 300-330g.
  • Fruits on maturity will be dull green in colour, attaining uniform golden yellow colour on ripening. Skin is thin and smooth.
  • Pulp is orange coloured, firm and free from fibre and spongy tissue with good sugar-acid blend.

The pulp recovery is about 70-75%. Keeping quality is good.

36 Amaranth Arka Samraksha

Amaranth variety developed by modified bulk method of selection in F6 generation of the cross, IIHR-4 x IIHR-70. It is a pulling type, rich in antioxidant activity (499 mg AEAC units), low in nitrates and oxalates, yields 10-12 t/ha in 30-35 days .

37 Amaranth Arka Arunima

Amaranth variety developed by pure line selection from IIHR Acc. No.18384. Fast growing multicut variety with purple colored leaves and stem. It has got excellent cooking quality and is rich in vitamins and minerals.  Resistant to white rust, yields 26-28 t/ha from 3 cuttings in 60 days duration.

38 Amaranth Arka Suguna

Multi-cut Amaranth variety developed by pure line selection from exotic introduction from Taiwan, IIHR Acc. No.13560. Light green leaves and succulent stem, rich in calcium and iron, moderately resistant to white rust, yields 25-30 t/ha in 8 cuttings in 90 days duration

39 Onion Arka Bheem

It is a tri-parental synthetic variety with Red to pinkish red elongated globe shaped bulbs. Average bulb weight is 120 g . Yield 47t/ha in 130 days .

40 Onion

Arka Sona is a yellow onion developed for export market for Asian countries. Developed by pedigree method . Bulb yield: 45t/ha in 120 days .

41 Onion Arka Vishwas

Rose onion developed for export market (Asia) developed through selection . Bulb yield: 30t/ha .

42 Onion Arka Ujjwal

True seed multiplier onion developed for export market developed through pedigree breeding with TSS 180brix. Bulb yield: 30 t/ha .

43 Onion Arka Swadista

White onion developed for fermented preservation with TSS 20 0brix.Developed through pedigree breeding .

Bulb yield: 30 t/ha .

44 Onion Arka Lalima

Medium to big sized bulbs with globe shape and firm texture.Developed through heterosis breeding (MS based). Field tolerance to diseases and pests.Suitable for kharif and rabi.

Bulb yield: 47t/ha.

45 Onion Arka Kirhiman

Medium to big sized bulbs with globe shape.Developed through heterosis breeding (MS based). Field tolerance to diseases and pests.Suitable for kharif and rabi .

Bulb yield: 45 t/ha .

46 Onion Arka Pitamber

Bulbs uniform yellow. Medium size with globe shape and thin neck. Less pungent with TSS 11% and total sugar 9.81%. Tolerant to purple blotch, basal rot diseases and trips with long shelf life (3-4 months). Suitable for export market .

Yield 35 t/ha .

47 Onion Arka Bindu

Highly pungent, export oriented rose onion variety. Exported to Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Bangladesh. Bulbs are attractive shining dark red, flat globe. Suitable for rabi and kharif . Bulb yield: 25t/ha

48 Onion

Globe shaped bulbs with thin neck. Medium size bulbs with deep pink coloured outer scales and high pungency. Average bulbs weight: 100-160 g. Yield 35 t/ha .

49 Onion

Light red bulbs of medium size with pungent flavor. good storability for 5 months under room temperature. Suitable for rabi Bulb yield is 34-37 t/ha .

50 Onion

Bulbs are attractive red, flat globe,weighing 100-140g. Resistant to purple blotch disease . Very popular variety and well adopted variety for many  agro ecological zones of the country  Bulb yield 40t/ha .

51

Flowers and sets seeds under tropical condition. Deep orange roots with self colour core. Smooth root surface. Conical shape. Root length 15-18 cm, root diameter 3-4 cm. TSS 8-10%. Carotene content 11.27 mg%. Tolerant to powdery mildew and nematodes .

52

Roots long, marble white in colour with crisp texture and mild pungency. Resistant to pithiness, premature bolting, root branching and forking .

Yield 35-40 t/ha.

53 Garden Pea

Tall, mid-season variety, tolerant to high temperature (upto 350 C).  Pods are long and light green coloured. Seeds are light green, round in shape and sweet.Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F6 generation involving (Arka Ajit X Arka Sampoorna) X (Arka Pramodh X Oregon Sugar). Pod yield:  7.0 t/ha in 90 days.

54 Garden Pea

Tall, mid-season variety, tolerant to high temperature (upto 350 C).  Pods are long and dark green coloured. Seeds are dark green, round in shape and sweet . Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F6 generation involving(Arka Ajit X Arka Sampoorna) X (Arka Pramodh X Oregon Sugar).

Pod yield:  7.0 t/ha in 90 days .

 

55 Garden Pea

Medium tall, mid-season variety, tolerant to high temperature (upto 350 C). Pods are short and dark green coloured. Seeds are dark green, round in shape and sweet. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F6 generation involving (Arka Pramodh X Oregon Sugar) X Arka Priya).

Pod yield: 6.0 t/ha in 90 days .

56 Garden Pea

Early variety, suitable for both kharif and rabi. Pods are short, straight and oval. Seeds are dark green, bold and sweet. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F6 generation involving(IIHR 105 X Arka Pramodh) X Oregon Sugar).

Pod yield:  8.0 t/ha in 60 days .

57 Gladiolus Arka Pratham

It  is having attractive violet floret colour i.e., Purple Violet (82.A) having Purple (77.A) margin and Green White (157.C) line on lower lip, upright spikes and early flowering (58-65 days). This is suitable for cut flower and bedding purpose and the marketable spikes per corm were 1.59.

58 Garden Pea

Early variety, suitable for both kharif and rabi. Pods are straight and round with dark green, bold and sweet seeds.  Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F6 generation involving(IIHR 103 X Arka Pramodh).

Pod yield: 8.0 t/ha in 60 days

59 Gladiolus Arka Ranjini

It is having attractive floret colour i.e., Purple (78.A) middle, Red – Purple (72.A) margin with Green-Yellow (1.D) blotch,  florets arranged in double rows, short spikes and early flowering (62-68 days). This is suitable for cut flower and bedding purpose and the marketable spikes per corm were 1. 82.

60 Garden Pea

Early variety, suitable for both kharif and rabi. Pods are short, round and straight.  Seeds are dark green and bold. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F6 generation involving (IIHR 103 X Arka Pramodh).

Pod yield: 8.5 t/ha in 60 days .

61 Garden Pea

Mid-season and Whole pod edible pea variety.  Pods are medium long, dark green coloured. Seeds are medium bold, dark green and very sweet, crisp in texture. Resistant to rust and powdery mildew. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving(Arka Pramodh X Oregon Sugar)

Pod yield: 11.0 t/ha in 90 days.

62 Gladiolus Arka Aayush

Resistant to Fusarium wilt, red floret colour with red blotch and yellow border; for cut flower and flower arrangement.

63 Garden Pea

Mid-season variety. Pods are green, broad and long. Seeds are bold, round, sweet and dark green in colour. Resistant to powdery mildew and rust. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving (Arka Ajit X IIHR 562) X CHPMR-1). Pod yield: 12.0 t/ha in 90 days.

64 Garden Pea Arka Priya

Mid-season variety. Both pods and seeds are round and dark green coloured. Seeds are very sweet and bold.  Resistant to powdery mildew and rust. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving(Arka Ajit X IIHR 562).Pod yield: 12.0 t/ha in 90 days. Identified for National level release during 34th AICRP workshop on vegetable crops for zones I, IV and VIII underPowdery mildewresistance trial & notified for central release.

65 Garden Pea Arka Sampoorna

Mid-season and Whole pod edible pea variety.  Pods are medium long, light green coloured. Seeds are medium bold, light green and sweet. Resistant to rust and powdery mildew. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving(Bonneville X IIHR 209) X Freezer 656 X Oregon Sugar).Pod Yield: 8.0 t/ha in 90 days.

66 Garden Pea Arka Karthik

Mid-season variety.  Pods are medium long, green coloured. Seeds are medium bold, green and sweet. Resistant to rust and powdery mildew. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving (Arka Ajit X IIHR 554). Pod Yield: 11.0 t/ha in 90 days .

67 Garden Pea Arka Ajit

Mid-season variety. Pods are medium long, light green coloured. Seeds are bold, green and sweet. Resistant to powdery mildew and rust. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F6 generation involving(Bonneville X IIHR 209) X Freezer 656). Pod Yield: 10.0 t/ha in 90 days.

68 Dolichos Bean Arka Adarsh

Pole type and photo-insensitive variety. Pods are medium long, slightly thick, broad and dark green coloured. Suitable for cultivation in Tamil Nadu. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving(IIHR 178 X Arka Swagath). Pod Yield: 41.0 t/ha in 120 days.

69 Dolichos Bean Arka Krishna

Pole type and photo-insensitive and early variety. Pods are borne in clusters and dark green coloured. Suitable for Karnataka. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving (IIHR 178 X Arka Swagath).Pod Yield: 30.0 t/ha in 120 days.

70 Dolichos Bean Arka Pradhan

Pole type and photo-insensitive variety. Pods are green in colour, smooth and shiny with undulating surface. Suitable for cultivation in Maharashtra. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving(IC 556824 IPS-2 X Arka Swagath).Pod Yield: 35.0 t/ ha in 120 days.

71 Dolichos Bean Arka Visthar

Pole type and photo-insensitive variety. Pods are long, thick, very broad and dark green coloured. Suitable for cultivation in Tamil Nadu and North Eastern states. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving (IIHR 178 X Arka Swagath). Pod Yield 37.0 t/ha in 120 days.

72 Dolichos Bean Arka Bhavani

Pole type and photo-insensitive variety. Pods are slender, wavy and dark green coloured.  Suitable for cultivation in Andhra Pradesh. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving (IIHR 178 X Arka Swagath). Pod Yield: 32.0 t/ha in 120 days .

73 Dolichos Bean Arka Prasidhi

Pole type and photo-insensitive variety. Pods are dark green, long, flat and slightly curved. Resistant to rust. Suitable for south Indian states.  Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving (IC 556824 IPS-2 X Arka Swagath). Pod Yield:  37.0 t/ha in 120 days.

74 Dolichos Bean Arka Swagath

Pole type and photo-insensitive variety and suitable for round the year cultivation. Pods are light green, medium long and suitable for Karnataka. Developed by Pureline s Pole type and photo-insensitive variety and suitable for round the year cultivation. Pods are light green, medium long and suitable for Karnataka. Developed by Pureline selection from IC 556736 election from IC 556736.

Pod Yield: 26.0 t/ha in 120 days.

75 Dolichos Bean Arka Amogh

Plants are medium tall and photo-insensitive.  Pods are wavy, green, medium long and ready for harvest in 55 days . Suitable for Maharashtra. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving(Arka Jay X Arka Vijay) X Konkan Bhushan).

Pod Yield: 19-20 t/ha in 75 days.

76 Dolichos Bean Arka Sambhram

Plants are medium tall and photo-insensitive. Pods are flat, light green, medium long, medium width and ready for harvest in 55 days.  Suitable for Tamil nadu. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving(Arka Jay X Arka Vijay) X Konkan Bhushan).

Pod Yield: 19-20 t/ha in 75 days.

77 Dolichos Bean Arka Soumya

Plants are medium tall and photo-insensitive. Pods are slender, wavy, medium long and ready for harvest in 55 days. Suitable for Andhra Pardesh. Developed by Pedigree method of selection from F7 generation involving(Arka Jay X Arka Vijay) X Konkan Bhushan). Pod Yield: 19.0 t/ha in 75 days.

78 Dolichos Bean Arka Jay

Plants dwarf, bushy, erect and photo-insensitive. Pods long, light green slightly curved, without parchment. Vegetable type with excellent cooking qualities. Tolerant to low moisture stress. Pod Yield: 12 t/ha in 90 days .

79 Cowpea Arka Samrudhi

Plants erect, bushy and photo-insensitive. Pods green, medium thick, medium long round, tender, fleshy without parchment with good cooking qualities . Pod Yield: 19 t/ha in 70-75 days.

80 Cowpea Arka Mangala

Plants tall (3-4 m), pods are very long (80 cm), light green, stringless, round, tender  with crisp texture and matures in 60 days . Suitable for kharif and rabi. Pod yield: 25 t/ha in 100 days.

81 Cowpea Arka Suman

Plants erect, bushy and photo-insensitive. Pods medium long, tender, fleshy, crisp, without parchment with good cooking qualities . Pod Yield: 18 t/ha  in 70-75 days.

82 Cowpea Arka Garima

Plants tall, photo-insensitive. Pods light green, long, thick, round, fleshy and stringless. Suitable for vegetable purpose. Tolerant to heat and low moisture stress .

Pod Yield: 18 t/ha  in 70-75 days.

83 French bean Arka Sukomal

High yielding rust resistant pole bean variety.Plants are indeterminate which grow more than 2.0min height. Variety takes 60 days for 1st harvest. Pods stringless, oval, green and long (23 cm). Ten pod weight: 87 g. Yield potential: 24 t/ha in 100 days .

Suitable for both kharif & rabi seasons .

84 French bean Arka Arjun

Plants are bushy, vigorousand photo-insensitive. Pods are green, stringless with smooth surface. Suitable for both rabi and summer. Resistant to MYMV disease . Pod Yield: 17 t/ha in 70 days.

85 French bean Arka Sharath

Plants are bushy and photo-insensitive. Round, string less, smooth pods suitable for steam cooking. Pods are crisp, fleshy with no parchment and perfectly round on cross section . Pod yield: 18.5 t/ha in 70 days.

86 Gladiolus Arka Amar

Florets pink with white blotch

Yield: 30.24 spikes /m2 / crop season

Use: Cut flower

Important character:  It is high yielding and has 8.5 days vase life

Released in 2010

87 French bean Arka Anoop

Plants bushy, photo-insensitive. Resistance to both rust and bacterial blight. Pods long, flat and straight . Pod Yield: 20 t/ha in 70-75 days.

88 French bean Arka Suvidha

Plants bushy and photo insensitive. Pods straight, oval, light green, fleshy, string less and crisp. 

Pod Yield: 19 t/ha in 70-75 days.

89 Gladiolus Arka Gold

Florets are Yellow with red blotch

Yield: 24.80 spikes /m2 / crop season

Use: Cut flower

Important character: It comes to flowering 74 days after planting

Released in 2010

90 French bean Arka Komal

Plants erect and bushy, photo-insensitive. Flat, green straight pods . Good for transportation and excellent cooking quality.

Pod Yield: 20 t/ha in 70-75 days.

91 Crossandra Arka Chenna

Flower of this variety is medium sized,  20 per cent bigger than the local.  Petal colour is  orange.  Yield is 4 times higher than the local variety i.e., 40 kgs/ week per 1000 plants,  The shelf life is 3.4 days. The stalk strength is 0.82kg/cm2 which is 20 per cent more than the local variety

92 Okra Arka Nikitha

This okra hybrid between  GMS-4 X IIIHR-299-14-11-585,  has been identified for release by the Institute VTIC during 2017. It is developed through geneic male sterile line  Early flowering and first female flower appears at 9th node from the base of the vine. Takes 39 days for the first flower appearance and 43 days for first picking of fruits. Produces dark green, medium, smooth and   tender fruits. Excellent cooking quality, nutritionally rich in antioxidant activity, high mucilage content(1.08 % (FW) and high edible fiber content (8.85 % (DW) . It is rich in minerals like potassium (3.7 %), calcium 997 mg /100 g)and magnesium . Rich in iodine content (33.31µ g/kg).Yields 21-24 t/ha in 125 -130 days duration .

93 Okra Arka Anamika

Developed by interspecific hybridization  of (Abelmoschusesculentus X A. manihotspptetraphyllus  var.tetraphyllus) followed by back cross method of breeding. Fruits lush green, tender and long. Fruits free from spines having 5-6 ridges, delicate aroma. Good keeping and cooking qualities. Field tolerant to YVMV. Yield 20 t/ha.

94 Okra Arka Abhay

Developed by interspecific hybridization  of (Abelmoschusesculentus  XA. manihotspptetraphyllus  var.) tetraphyllus followed by back cross method of breeding.  Fruits lush green, tender and long. Fruits free from spines having delicate aroma. Good keeping and cooking qualities. Field tolerant to yellow vein mosaic virus (YVMV) . Yield 18 t/ha.

95 Ridge gourd Arka Vikram

Hybrid developed by crossing the inbreds, IIHR-6-1-1 x IIHR-53-1-3. Early flowering hybrid (46 days for first picking),  green, long, tender fruits, excellent cooking quality, nutritionally rich in antioxidant activity and minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, zinc and manganese .

Yields 34.0 t/ha in 120-135 days .

96 Ridge gourd Arka Prasan

Open pollinated variety developed by inbred selection from the segregating germplasm, IIHR-53.  Early variety (42-45 days for first picking), green, long, tender fruits, excellent cooking quality, nutritionally rich in antioxidant activity and minerals like phosphorus, Calcium and zinc .

Yields 26.0 t/ha in 120-135 days.

 

97 Bitter gourd Arka Harit

Pure line selection from IIHR-4. Fruits spindle shaped, glossy green skin colour without tubercles. Medium-sized fruits, Thick flesh, moderate bitterness, with less seeds. Yield 12 t/ha.

98 Bottle gourd Arka Bahar

Pure line selection from IIHR-20A. Fruits medium long, straight without crookneck. Light green shining fruit skin when tender (1 kg). Tolerant to blossom end rot. Yield 40-45 t/ha.

99 Crossandra Arka Shravya

Possesses flowercolour belonging to Orange –Red group (35.B) of RHS colour chart and suitable as a cut flower as well.

Does not set seeds and has to be multiplied by terminal cuttings.

100 Crossandra Arka Shreeya

Possesses bigger flower size with flower colour belonging to Orange - Red group 32.Cof RHS colour chart.

Does not set seeds and has to be multiplied by terminal cuttings.

101 Pumpkin Arka Chandan

Pure line method of selection from IIHR-105. Fruit round with pressed blossom end . Rind colour green with white patches when immature which turns to light brown colour with self-colored patches on maturity . Thick orange flesh, solid cavity. Fruit weight 2-3 kg. Rich in carotene (3333 IU). Yield 33 t/ha.

102 Pumpkin Arka Suryamukhi

Pure line method of selection from IIHR-79. Fruits round with pressed ends. Rind colour orange red with white stripes when mature . Fruit stalk round with flared ends . Average fruit weight 1 kg. Resistant to fruit fly. Yield 34 t/ha.

103 Long Melon Arka Sheetal

Fruits medium long (length 22cm. and girth 7.8 cm) with light green skin colour covered with soft hair. Each fruit weighing 90-100g at marketable stage. Free from bitter principles with crisp texture. Seeds light tan color. Yield 35 t/ha.

104 Muskmelon Arka Siri

Cantaloupe type fruit weighing about 1kg each, with an appealing pattern of netting, plus green sutures on creamish orange rind background, sweet (TSS 12%), dark-orange flesh and a strong, musky aroma. Yield is 20- 25t/ha .

105 Crossandra Arka Ambara

Orange red, big flowers

Yield:    5.9 t/acre/year

Use: Loose flower

Important character:  Bigger size flowers and also pleasing colour.

106 Muskmelon Arka Jeet

Round but flat at both the ends. Skin colour dark green at early stage of fruit development, which turns into golden orange at full slip stage . Flesh white, medium texture, excellent flavor with high TSS (13-16%). Yield 14-15 t/ha.

107 Round melon Arka Tinda

Hybrid  between  Rajasthan Local and T8  (Punjab) followed by pedigree method of selection. Fruits round with lush green shining skin covered with soft hair when young and  tender (60 g). Yield 10 t/ha.

108 Watermelon Arka Muthu

Selection from IIHR-81-1-1. It has unique character of dwarf vine (vine length 1.2m), shorter internodal length and early maturing type (75-80 days). It has Round to oval fruits with dark green stripes and deep red flesh. Average fruit weight is 2.5-3 kg with TSS ranging from 12 to 14 0 Brix. Fruit yield 85 to 90 t/ha .

109 Watermelon Arka Aiswarya

F1 hybrid between IIHR-86-3 X Arka Manik,high yielding (80-90 t/ha) with high TSS (10-11 0Brix).

Fruits oblong.

110 Watermelon Arka Akash

F1 hybrid between IIHR-60-1 X Arka Manik, high yielding (90-100 t/ha) with high TSS (11-12 0Brix).

Fruits oval round.

111 Watermelon Arka Manik

Developed by modified back cross breeding method from cross IIHR-21 X Crimson Sweet followed by selection in the advanced generation. Fruits oval with light green rind colour and green to dark green stripes. Deep crimson flesh with granular texture, pleasant aroma, very sweet, TSS 12-15%. Average fruit weight 6 kg. Seeds small with dark brown specks on the testa. Triple resistant to powdery mildew, Downey mildew and anthracnose.

Yield 60 t/ha.

112 Capsicum Arka Athulya

High yielding F1 hybrid with powdery mildew tolerance.Plants are continuous in growth habit with dark green foliage. Suitable for fresh green market and yields 45-50t/ ha in 140-150 days. Fruits are firm, blocky with 3-4 lobes and medium large (100-120g)   Suitable for kharif & rabi season cultivation under open field conditions.

113 Capsicum Arka Basant

Improvement over IHR 225-1-1 (Var. Soroksan) followed by mass selection.Indeterminate plant habit with yellowish green foliage, thick fleshed, 2-3 lobed, conical fruits, average fruit weight 50-80g, fruits erect, cream coloured, which turn orange red on maturity, yields 15t/ ha in 180 days. Recommended for release in 1984 by SVRC and 1n 1986 by AICRP (VC) at national level. Notified for entire country in 1986 by CSC on CSN & RV.

114 Capsicum Arka Gaurav

Improvement over IIHR-214-1 (Golden Calwonder) followed by mass selection. Indeterminate plant habit with green foliage, thick fleshed, 3-4 lobed, green, blocky fruits, average fruit weight 130-150g, fruits erect which turn orange yellow on ripening, yields 16t/ ha in 150 days. The variety was released in 1984 by State Varietal Release Committee and in 1986 by AICRP (VC) workshop for national level. Notified in 1986 by CSC on CSN & RV.

115 Capsicum Arka Mohini

Improvement over IIHR 312-1-2 (Titan variety) followed by mass selection. Determinate plant habit with dark green foliage, thick fleshed, 3-4 lobed dark green, blocky fruits, average fruit weight 180-200g, fruits pendent, turn red on ripening, yields 20t/ ha in 160 days . Recommended for release in 1984 by SVRC and 1n 1986 by AICRP (VC) at national level. Notified for entire country in 1986 by CSC on CSN & RV .

116 Chilli Arka Neelanchal Prabha

A mid- season variety developed through selection suitable for both green and red chilli. Fruits are medium long, first harvesting starts at 65-70 days of planting. It is moderately tolerant to anthracnose and yields 10-12t/ha. It was released by SVRC, Govt. of Odisha in 2016 .

117 Chilli Arka Khyati

F1 hybrid of the cross MS4 (A line) X IHR 3315(R line) (INGR No. 05024). High yielding hybrid with 35-38t / ha fresh yield and 5-5.5t/ ha dry yield; fruits are smooth and highly pungent; green and turn to red on maturity . Recommended for release by Karnataka state varietal release committee, 2007. Tolerant to powdery mildew & viruses .

118 Chilli Arka Sweta

F1 hybrid of the cross IHR 3903 (CGMS line) X IHR 3315.  High yielding hybrid with 28-30t / ha fresh yield and 4.5t/ ha dry yield; fruits are smooth, light green and turn to red on maturity; field tolerant to viruses. Recommended for release at National level during XXIII AICRP-VC Group, 2005. Arka Sweta was recommended for notification for the entire country at 14th meeting of CSC on CSN & RV of Horticultural crops, 2007 .

119 Crossandra Arka Kanaka

Orange big flowers,  Yield: 5.01 t /acre/year

Use:   Loose flower, Important character:  Bigger size flowers and also pleasing colour

120 Chilli Arka Meghana

F1 hybrid of the cross IHR 3905 (CGMS) X IHR 3310. High yielding F1 hybrid with 30-35t / ha fresh yield and 5t/ ha dry yield; very early; fruits are dark green and turn to deep red on maturity; field tolerant to viruses and sucking pests . Recommended for release at National level during XXIII AICRP-VC Group meeting, 2005 and notified in 2006 .

121 Tuberose Arka Nirantara

A hybrid with single type flowers and gives high spike yield. It exhibits early flowering and prolonged blooming period from 6-8 months. It possesses higher concrete content of 0.132 % It is tolerant to nematodes (Meloidogyne incognita). The yield of loose flowers varies from 20-25t/ha/year.

122 Tuberose Arka Vaibhav

This hybrid bears double flowers on medium spikes and exhibits early flowering.

The flower buds are greenish in colour.

Spike yield is 2.5-3.0 lakh spikes/ha/yr.

123 Tuberose Arka Prajwal

This hybrid bears single type flowers on tall, sturdy spikes.

The flower buds are slightly pinkish in colour while the flowers are white.

It yields 20-22t/ha/year.

124 Chilli Arka Harita

F1 hybrid of the cross IHR 3905 (CGMS)X IHR 3312.

High yielding hybrid with 35-38t / ha fresh yield and 5-5.5t/ ha dry yield;

fruits are green and turn to red on maturity, smooth and highly pungent;

tolerant to powdery mildew & viruses.

Recommended for release by Karnataka state varietal release committee in March 2007 .

Gazette notified on 16th March 2012.

125 Chilli Arka Abhir

A pure line selection from DyavanurDubba (a local Byadagi variety grown in Kundgoltaluk, DharwadDist). Plants tall, fruits light green, wrinkled turning deep red on maturity and less pungent .

Yields 2t/ ha dry chilli in 160-180 days .

Recommended for release in 1995 by Institute Varietal Release Committee .

126 Chilli Arka Suphal

Developed through pedigree method of selection and is F9 derivative of the cross (Pant C1 X IHR 517 A). Fruits green, smooth, medium long (6-7 cm x 1cm), pendent, turning deep red on maturity; suitable for irrigated and rainfed cultivation; tolerant to powdery mildew & viruses; yield 25 t/ha. (Green Chilli) and 3t/ha  (Dry Chilli). Recommended for release in 2002 at AICRP (VC) workshop as National release.

127 Chilli Arka Lohit

A pure line selection from IIHR 324 (local collection). Plants tall, fruits straight, smooth with pointed tip, fruitcolour dark green changing to deep red and highly pungent. Suitable both for irrigated and rainfed cultivation.

Yield 25t/ ha (green)or 3t/ ha (dry).

Recommended for release in 1990 at AICRP (VC) workshop for national level.Notified in 2003 by CSC on CSN & RV.

128 Brinjal Arka Neelanchal Shyama

It is an early variety developed through selection, suitable for rabi season.  Fruits are round and green with light purple shade, weighing upto 190-200g per fruit. It is moderately tolerant to Phomopsis blight and yields 34t/ha. It was identified for release by Institute. It was released by SVRC, Govt. of Odisha in 2016.

129 Brinjal Arka Unnathi

High yielding bacterial wilt resistant variety  derived from  cross between Arka Kusumakar  X IIHR-3 . Fruits green long with fleshy green calyx. Yield: 34-36 t/ha. in 90-110 days.

 

130 Brinjal Arka Harshitha

High yielding bacterial wilt resistant variety  derived from  cross between Arka Kusumakar  X IIHR-3 . Fruits green long with fleshy green calyx.

Yields  36-38 t/ha in 120 days .

131 Brinjal Arka Avinash

High yielding bacterial wilt resistant variety  derived from  cross between Arka Kusumakar  X IIHR-3. Plants tall and spreading. Fruits green long with fleshy green calyx .

Yields  40-42 t/ha in 95-115 days .

 

132 Brinjal Arka Neelkanth

Derivative of cross between Dingras Multiple Purple X Arka Sheel .Fruits tender with slow seed maturity with no bitter principles. Resistant to bacterial wilt .

43 t/ha. In 150 days .

133 Brinjal Arka Nidhi

Derivative of cross between Dingras Multiple Purple X Arka Sheel. Fruits purple, tender with slow seed maturity with no bitterness. Resistant to bacterial wilt .

Yields 48 t/ha. In 150 days .

134 Brinjal Arka Shirish

It is a pure line selection from IIHR-194-, a local collection from Karnataka . Fruits are green, extra-long with solitary bearing habit .

Yield: 39 t/ha. In 140-150 days.

135 Brinjal Arka Kusumakar

It is a pure line selection from IIHR-193, a local collection from Karnataka . Fruits are green small borne in clusters. Soft texture with good cooking quality.

Yields  40 t/ha. In 140-150 days.

136 Brinjal Arka Anand

High yielding F1 hybrid developed by crossing IIHR-3 X IIHR-322 with resistance to bacterial wilt. Fruits are green, medium long with excellent cooking quality.

Yield: 55-60t/ha in 145-150 days

137 Brinjal Arka Sheel

Tall plants with green leaves and purple tinge at the base when young. Fruits medium size with deep shining purple skin . Fleshy green calyx and solitary bearing habit and yields 38t/ha in 150-160days.

138 China aster Arka Archana

White colored early flowering, spreading growth habit; for bedding and loose flower.

139 China aster Arka Aadya

Pink colored, early flowering, spreading growth habit; for bedding and loose flower.

140 Tomato Arka Vishesh (H-391)

It is a high yielding F1 hybrid developed by crossing ITHR 2834 and ITHR 2917. It has triple disease resistance to Tomato Leaf Curl Disease (7y/+7y2), bacterial wilt and early blight . Plants are semi-determinate with dark green foliage and joint-less pedicle. Recommended for summer, kharif & rabi cultivation. It has a yield potential of 43.3-90 t/ha in 140-150 days. Fruits are firm, deep red, oblong and medium large (90-100g). Fruits have a TSS of 4.6o Brix), acidity (0.36%) and lycopene content of 14.14 mg / 100 g fresh weight.

141 Tomato Arka Apeksha (H-385)

It is a high yielding hybrid developed by crossing ITHR 2834 and ITHR 2918. It has triple disease resistance to Tomato Leaf Curl Disease (Ty1+Ty2), Bacterial wilt and Early blight. Plants are semi-determinate with dark green foliage. Fruits are firm, deep red, oblong, medium large (90-100g) with iointless (j2) pedicel. Fruits are suitable for processing as they have TSS (4.7° Brix), acidity (0.36%), lycopene (14.15mg/100g fresh weight). Recommended for summer, kharif & rabi cultivation . It has a yield potential of 43 to 90 t/ha in 140- 150 days.

142 Tomato Arka Abhed

High yielding F1 hybrid with multiple disease resistance to Tomato Leaf Curl Disease (Ty2+Ty3), Bacterial wilt, Early blight and Late blight (Ph2 + Ph3) Plants are semi-determinate with dark green foliage, Fruits are firm, oblate round & medium large (90-100g).Suitable for summer, kharif  &  rabi cultivation . Bred for fresh market & yields 70-75 t/ha in 140-150 days.

143 Tomato Arka Rakshak

High yielding F1 hybrid developed by crossing IIHR-2834 X IIHR-2833 . First F1 hybrid with triple disease resistance to ToLCV, BW and early blight . Fruits square round, large (90-100g), deep red colored and firm. Suitable for fresh market and processing.

Yield: 75-80 t/ha.in 140 days.

144 Tomato Arka Samrat

High yielding F1 hybrid developed by crossing IIHR-2835 X IIHR-2832. First F1 Hybrid with triple disease resistance to ToLCV, BW and early blight. Fruits oblate to high round, large (90-110g), deep red and firm. Suitable for fresh market .

Yields:80-85 t/ha. in 140 days .

It was recommended at National level to zone VIII (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala) during 33rd AICRP (VC) meeting held at IIVR, Varanasi from 21-24, May 2015. It was notified for central release in 24thCentral Sub Committee meeting on Crop standards, Release and Notification of Horticultural Crops held at Krishi Bhavan on 22nd Sept. 2016.

 

 

145 China aster Arka Shashank

Flowers are powderpuff with tubular ray florets, creamy white in colour; suitable for garland, floral decoration and cut flower

146 Tomato Arka Ananya

A F1 hybrid of the cross TLBR-6 X IIHR-2202. Medium fruits (65-70g), firm and deep red colored having combined resistance to ToLCV and bacterial wilt . Suitable for fresh market.

Yield: 65-70 t/ha.

147 Tomato Arka Meghali

A pedigree selection  (F8) of the cross Arka Vikas x IIHR-554. Fruits medium (65g), oblate with light green shoulder and deep red fruits . Suitable for fresh market. Bred for rainfed cultivation.Yields  18 t/ha. In 125 days.

148 Tomato Arka Alok

A pure line selection from IIHR-719-1-6 (CL-114-5-1-0) from AVRDC, Taiwan . Fruits on the lower clusters are round, large (120g) and in later clusters oblong, medium (80g) firm fruits with light green shoulder. Resistant to bacterial wilt. Bred for fresh market.

Yields 46 t/ha in 130 days .

149 China aster Arka Poornima

Flowers are powderpuff type, pure white in colour, disc tubular; suitable for garland, floral decoration and cut flower

150 Tomato Arka Abha

A pure line selection from IIHR-663-12-3-SB-SB-SB (VC-8-1-2-1) from AVRDC, Taiwan . Fruits oblate with light green shoulder havingstylar end scar with average fruit weight of 75g . Develops deep red color on ripening. Resistant to bacterial wilt. Bred for fresh market.

Yields 43 t/ha 140 days .

151 Tomato Arka Saurabh

A pure line selection from as Canadian breeding line V-685.Fruits medium large, (70-80g), round with light green shoulder, deep red firm fruits with nipple tip . Bred for both fresh market and processing .

Yields 30-35 t/ha in 140 days.

152 China aster Arka Kinnari

Flowers are semi-double type, deep pink in colour; suitable for garland, floral decoration and cut flower

153 Tomato Arka Vikas

  A pure line selection from as American Variety Tip-Top. Fruits medium large (80-90 g), oblate with light green shoulder, which develop deep red on ripening. Bred for fresh market. Adapted to both rainfed and irrigated conditions .

Yields 35 t/ha in 140 days .

154 Chrysanthemum Arka Kirti

Flowers are double korean, white fades to pink in colour; suitable for floral decoration and bedding

155 Chrysanthemum Arka Chandrika

Flowers are decorative type, white in colour; suitable for garland and cut flower

156 Chrysanthemum Arka Yellow Gold

Flowers are decorative type, yellow with brick red stripes on petals; suitable for cut flower and making bouquet

157 Chrysanthemum Arka Chandrakant

Flowers are decorative type, white in colour; suitable for garland and bedding

158 Rambhutan Arka Coorg Pitab

High yielding promising selection from open pollinated progenies from Courtrallam.Tree:semi spreading; regular bearer and a mid-season variety. Flowering in February - March. Fruits: yellow in colour, ripening in October. Fruit weighs about 25-30 g. Aril: white, juicy and sweet. The yield is about 1200 to 1500 fruits/tree

159 Rambhutan Arka Coorg Arun

It is a selection from open pollinated seedling progenies from Dakshina Kannada. Tree: Semi-spreading, early maturing, medium size. Flowering in February - March. Fruits: Dark red coloured; ripen in September - October, weighs about 40 - 45 g, free stone. Aril:  white colored, thick, firm, dry and sweet, not attached to testa /seed. The yield is about 750 to 1000 fruits/tree.

160 Custard apple Arka Neelanchal Vikram

A high yielding custard apple variety developed through clonal selection. It has high yield potential (69 fruits/plant); fruit weight (211g); TSS (23.5o Brix), sugar/acid ratio of 53.8 and a long shelf life (5.5 days). It was released by SVRC, Govt. of Odisha in 2016.

161 Custard apple Arka Sahan

Average fruit weight is 410.0g.High TSS ( 30.0°B), fewer seeds ( 9seeds per 100g pulp), high pulp recovery ( 70.0%) and good shelf life ( 6days). On an average, 12 tonnes of fruits can be harvested / ha. It requires assisted pollination for fruit set.

162 Papaya 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).

163 Papaya Arka Prabhath

Gynodioecious  variety with good yield potential , has  good keeping quality (storage life of 9 days when stored at RT of 25-30°C), fruit surface colour has a (redness) values of 26.3, firm pulp (5.9 kg/cm2 ), good TSS (13%), sugars (10.7%), acidity (0.28%), Vit C (43.6mg/ 100g), carotenoids (3554µg/ 100g), lycopene (1469µg/ 100g) and pulp colour values (L-brightness 36.3; a-redness 16.8 & b-yellowness 21.0).

164 Guava Arka Poorna

The plants are semi- vigorous in growth habit with prolific bearing, hence suitable for medium to high density planting. The fruits are round, medium to big in size (200-230 g) with smooth, shiny pericarp. The pulp is firm, white with thick outer rind, good flavour, TSS (10-120 B) , ascorbic acid (190-198 mg/100 g) , medium soft seeds (10 .0  to 12.0 kg /cm2) and keeping quality. It is a dual purpose variety suitable for both table and processing (osmotic dehydration of rind)

165 Guava Arka Rashmi

Semi-vigorous trees, dual purpose      variety, red pulp with low oxalate content (28.3 mg/100 g FW), Medium in lycopene (5.0 mg/100 g)  andmedium seed hardiness (9.0 kg/cm2), rich in ascorbic acid(235 mg/100 g), good TSS ( 12 to 14 0Brix) and flavor

166 Guava Arka Kiran

The plants are semi- vigorous, fruits are medium in size ( 230g) with dark red pulp, rich in lycopene ( 7.5mg/ 100g) and with medium soft seeds(9kg/cm2)

167 Guava Arka Mridula

Plants are semi-vigorous, medium in size (180 to 200 g), white pulp with soft seeds, rich in pectin, good TSS (12 to 13 o B) and keeping quality.

168 Mango Arka Neelachal Kesri

Early maturing, coloured, high yielding and fruit fly free

169 Mango Arka Suprabhath

It is a medium vigorous, regular and bunch bearing, high yielding (35-40 kg / plant after 4 years of planting) hybrid.  The fruit weight ranges from 250-300g, the fruit shape resembles like Alphonso.  The pulp resembles Amrapali and is deep orange in colour and firm.  Pulp recovery is >70%, TSS (>22°B), acidity (0.12%), carotenoids (6 mg/100g FW) and flavonoids (3.44 mg/100g FW). It has a shelf life of 8-10 days at room temperature.

170 Mango Arka Aruna
  • Fruit weighs on an average about 500 g.
  • Pulp is pale yellow in colour, free from fibre and spongy tissue.
  • Pulp recovery is about 80%. TSS is around 20°Brix.

Regular bearing, dwarf statured, suitable for backyard planting, and amenable for 5 x 5 m planting, a mid- season variety.

171 Mango Arka Puneet
  • It is a mid- season variety.
  • Plants are vigorous and regular bearing.
  • Fruits are elliptical and on ripening become yellow coloured with red blush.
  • Pulp is firm, orange coloured and is free from fibre and spongy tissue. TSS is around 21°Brix.

The pulp recovery is about 65-70%. Keeping quality is good.

172 Tomato Arka Saurabh

A pure line selection from as Canadian breeding line V-685.Fruits medium large, (70-80g), round with light green shoulder, deep red firm fruits with nipple tip. Bred for both fresh market and processing. Yields 30-35 t/ha in 140 days.

173 Marigold Arka Honey