Ash Gourd

Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) has made significant contributions in the development of improved cultivars and their relevant production, protection and processing technologies in fourteen mandated crops, covering cereals, coarse millets, pulses, oilseeds, fodder, fibre  and horticultural crops. These crop varieties have been widely adopted in their recommended areas / agro-climatic zones. 

Pusa Shreyali

Fruits are oval with white rind and white flesh, weight 9kg, Maturity 115-125 days after sowing.

Performance results:            

  • Yield – 47 t/ha

Cost:  

  • Seed Price- Rs2000 per kg

Pusa Ujwal

Fruits are oblong ellipsoid with greenish white rind and white flesh, weight 7kg, Maturity 120-130 days after sowing.

Performance results:            

  • Yield – 40 t/ha

Cost:  

  • Seed Price- Rs 500 per kg

Pusa Urmi

Fruits are oblong ellipsoid with greenish white rind and white flesh, weight 10kg, Maturity 120-125 days after sowing.

Performance results:

  • Yield – 42 t/ha

Cost:

  • Seed Price- Rs 2000 per kg