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.