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Muskmelon

Pusa Sarda
Description

This is a first variety of Sarda melon which can be grown in insect proof net-house or polyhouse under North Indian plains. Its fruit are golden yellow, roundish to elongated globe shaped with average weight of 1.1 kg.

Salient Feature

Fruits get ready for harvest in 85-90 days. Fruit flesh is thick, greenish white, and very crispy with high sweetness (TSS 13.6°B). It can be stored for 15 to 20 days. Its average yield is 5.44 t/1000 m^2 under net-house.