Okra Varieties Developed

Name of Variety Characteristics  

Hybrid- Kashi Bhairav

Plants of this hybrid are medium tall with 2-3 branches; fruits are dark green with 10-12 cm length at marketable stage; yield 200-220 q/ha. This is resistant to YVMV and OLCV under field conditions. This 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 the entire okra growing region of the country.

Kashi Mohini

Plants are tall, height 110-140 cm, flowers at 4-5 node during summer and 5-7 nodes during rainy season after 39-41 days of sowing, fruits five ridges, 11.3-12.6 cm long at marketable stage, suitable for summer and rainy season cultivation; gives yield of 130 -150 q/ha. It tolerate high temperature during summer season and resistant to YVMV under field conditions. This has been identified for the cultivation and release through AICRP for all the okra growing regions of the country.

Kashi Mangali

This variety has been developed through pure line selection. Plants are tall, height 120-125 cm, flowers at 4 to 5 node after 40-42 days after sowing, fruits five ridges, light green; yield 130 -150 q/ha. This is resistant to YVMV and OLCV under field conditions and stands high temperature during summer season. This has been identified for the cultivation and release through AICRP for the cultivation in Punjab, U.P. Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, Orissa and A.P.

Kashi Vibhuti

his is a variety with dwarf growth habit, plant height 60-70 cm during rainy and 45-50 cm during summer seasons.  It bears 2-3 branches with short inter-nodal length. Flowering starts on 4th to 5th nodes after 38-40 days after sowing. A plant bears 18-22 fruits with 8-10 cm length at marketable stages; yield 170-180 q/ha. 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 Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana.

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.

Kashi Satdhari

Plant height is 130-150 cm with 2-3 effective branches, flowering at 42 days after sowing at 3rd to 4th nodes. A plant bears 18-25 fruits with seven ridges, length 13-15 cm at marketable stage and yield 110-140 q/ha,resistant to YVMV under field conditions. This has been notified during the XII meeting of Central Sub Committee on Crop Standard Notification and Release of Varieties for Horticultural Crops for the cultivation in U.P., and Jharkhand.

Shitla Uphar

Plants are medium tall, height 110-130 cm, flowering starts at 38-40 days after sowing at 4-5 nodes. Fruits are green, 11-13 cm long at marketable stage and yield 150-170 q/ha. This is resistant to yellow vein mosaic virus and OLCV. It has been notified and released for the cultivation in Punjab, U.P., Bihar, M.P.

Shitla Jyoti

This hybrid is suitable for warm humid climate with relatively long day length. Plants are medium tall, height 110-150 cm, flowering starts on 30-40 days after sowing at 4-5 nodes. Fruit are green, 12-14 cm long at marketable stage, yield 180-200 q/ha. This is resistant to YVMV and OLCV.  This has been released and notified for the cultivation in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, and Chhattisgarh, Orissa and A.P.

Kashi  Mahima

Plants of this hybrid are tall, height 130-170 cm, flowering starts at 36-40 days after sowing at 4-5 nodes, fruits green with 12-14 cm of length at marketable stage and yield 200-220 q/ha. This has shown field resistance against YVMV and OLCV. This has been identified for cultivation and released through AICRP for the cultivation in Punjab, U.P., Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, A.P. and M.P.

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