Main Features of the Variety


Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Introduced from AVRDC
Year of release 1998
Main characteristics Longer shelf life under normal room temperature, suitable for transportation due to its compactness and thick, hard skin. High yielding variety, plant dwarf, fruit square to round, fruit color light red, fruit fleshy, fruit/plant 25-30, fruit weight 100-115g, yield/plant 2.5-3.0kg, crop duration  100-110 days. This variety is cultivated in winter season all over Bangladesh.
Planting season and time Rabi, September to October.
Harvesting  time 80-85 days after transplantation fruit harvest start. Harvest 4-5 time in one season.
Yield  90-95 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance  Tolerant to bacteria wilt disease.
Quality of the product Collected ripe fruit 15-20days store in room temperature.


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