Improved Varieties of Watermelon - Krishisewa

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Varieties Developed By Average yield (q/ha) Characters
Durgapura Meetha Durgapura 450  Fruit round with grey coloured skin, thick rind, red colored flesh, TSS 9-10%. Av.Wt.6-8 Kg. First picking 110-120 days after sowing. White medium size seeds with black tip & margin
Arka Jyaoti IIHR Banglore 600-800 Hybrid variety. Fruits round to oval, dark green with blue angular stripes, Av.Wt.5-6 kg., TSS 12-13%, Good keeping and transport quality. first picking in 90 days of sowing.
Sugar Baby IARI New Delhi - Fruits small to medium in size, round, skin dark green with faint perceptible stripes, Av.Wt. 3-5 kg. Flesh deep red, fine texture and very sweet with TSS 10-12%. Seeds small, brown with black tip
Arka Manik IIHR Banglore 412 Fruits round to oval with green rind and dark green stripes. Av.Wt. 6 kg. flesh deep crimson with granular texture, pleasant aroma TSS 12-15%. Few small seeds arranged in order. Resistant to powdery mildew, downy mildew and anthracnose disease. First picking in 100-110 days.
Lekha (F1 Hybrid) JK Seeds - Fruits oval with green stripes. Fruit Wt. 6-12 kg. flesh deep red with granular texture,sweet.Tolerent to high temp.Good keeping quality of 15 to 20 days and suitable for portation. First picking in 95-100 days.
Vimal (F1 Hybrid) JK Seeds - Fruits round with black to black green color. Fruit Wt. 5-7 kg. flesh deep red with granular texture, very sweet.Good keeping quality of 15 to 20 days and suitable for portation. First picking in 95-100 days.
Super Chamian Sungrow Seeds - Fruits oval with green rind and dark green stripes. Av.Wt. 10-11 kg. Flesh deep red TSS 12-13%. Matures in 75-80 days after transplant.Suitable for long distance portation
No 555 Sungrow Seeds - Fruits oval with green rind and green stripes. Av.Wt. 6-8 kg. Flesh deep red TSS 12-13%. Matures in 75-80 days after transplant.Suitable for long distance portation
Sitara Sungrow Seeds - Fruits round with dark green rind. Av.Wt. 5-6 kg. Flesh red TSS 10-11%. Matures in 80 days after transplant.Suitable for long distance portation