Bitter 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.

Bitter gourd Hybrid- Pusa Hybrid-2

Fruit are medium in length (12-15 cm),green and glossy, fruit weight  85-90g ,

first picking 50-55 days after sowing.

Performance Results:

  • Yield 18 t/ha.

Cost:

  • Seed Price : Rs. 2000/= per kg

Pusa Aushadhi

Fruits are light green, straight, medium long (15-20cm) with 7-8 continuous narrow ridges, weight 85g, first picking 45-50 days after sowing.

Performance results:                                       

  • Yield – 19 t/ha

Cost:                                                               

  • Seed Price- Rs 500 per kg

Pusa Do Mausami

Fruits are medium long with continuous ridges. Suitable for spring, summer and rainy seasons. First picking in 55-60 days after sowing

Performance Results:

  • Yield 13 t/ha.

Cost:

  • Seed Price : Rs. 500/= per kg

Pusa Vishesh

Fruits thick, medium long and glossy green, first picking in 55-60 days 

Performance Results:

  • Yield 15 t/ha.

Cost:

  • Seed Price : Rs. 500/= per kg