Kashi Pragati

Plants are tall, height 130-175 cm, with 1-2 effective branches. First flower appears after 36-38 days after sowing on 4th nodes during rainy season and 3rd node during summer season. Fruits are 8-10 cm in length at marketable stage, 23-25 per plants and yield 180-190 q/ha during rainy and 130-140 q/ha during summer season. This is resistant to YVMV and OLCV. It has been released and notified during the XII meeting of Central Sub Committee on Crop Standard Notification and Release of Varieties for Horticultural Crops for the cultivation in Chhattisgarh, Orissa and A.P.