Cauliflower

Pusa Ashwini (DC 31)

Description

Released for NCR region. Suitable for July sowing. Curds compact, retentive white, weighing about 500–600 g . Mean temperature required for curd formation is 22-270C.

Salient Feature
Yield potential 16-18 t/ha. Reach marketable maturity during first fortnight of October

Pusa Kartiki (DC 23000)

Description

Suitable for early sown conditions beginning June under North Indian Plains. Optimum temperature requirement for curd initiation and development 22-270C. Curds compact, retentive white weighing about 500–600 g

Salient Feature
Average yield potential 18 t/ha. Reach marketable maturity during second fortnight of October

Pusa KesarivitA 1

Description

Released for NCR region . Suitable for sowing in September – January. Curds compact, orange coloured, very attractive with semi-self blanching growth habit and weighing about 1.250 kg

Salient Feature
First ever indigenously bred bio-fortified beta carotene (800 – 1000 µg/100 g) rich cauliflower variety. An attempt to tackle beta carotene deficiency related malnutrition problem in India. Marketable Yield of 40.0 – 45.0 t/ha