Muskmelon

Pusa Madhurima

Description

Unique shaped muskmelon variety which fruit attain nipple shape at peduncle end, is ovate to obovate with average weight of 775 gram. The rind colour of fruit is creamish yellow with green sutures. Fruit flesh is thick, green, juicy and crispy with medium musky flavour and high sweetness (TSS 120Brix). Fruit surface is grooved with moderate netting which increases its shelf life.

Salient Feature
Fruits get ready for harvest in about 80 days. Average yield 22.45 tonnes/ha

Pusa Sarda

Description

First variety of Sarda melon which can be grown in insect proof net-house or polyhouse under north Indian plains.Fruit are golden yellow, roundish to elongated globe shaped with average weight of 1.1 kg. . Fruit flesh is thick, greenish white, and very crispy with high sweetness (TSS 13.60B).

Salient Feature
Harvesting in 85-90 days. Average yield 5.44 t/1000 m2 under net-house. It can be stored for 15 to 20 days