Kashi Amul

The variety has an average yield potential of 50-60 tonnes/ha. The fruits of this variety are round and firm with a pericarp thickness ofn6-6.5mm and an average fruit weight of 90-115 g in the initial three pickings. The fruits mature in 85-90 days post transplanting. This variety has also shown high level of ToLCV resistance in artificial screens and field tests conducted over years in disease hot spot at Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi. This variety has been recommended and notified (S.0. 261(E) dated 16 January, 2018) for release in zone VIII comprising Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala states. Vide gazette notification number S.0. 261(E) dated 16 January, 2018.

  • Seed rate: 400g/ha
  • Sowing time: cultivation during Kharif and Rabi in recommended states.
  • Fertilizer: 100:60:60 NPK Kg/ha
  • Spacing: 75 x 40 cm