Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originLocal germplasm
Year of release 2009
Main characteristics Plant medium, bushy. Long cylindrical shaped fruits having round tip. Attractive shiny deep violet fruit skin color. Intermediate growth habit having few prickles (3-5) on leaves. Field duration 150 days.
Planting season and time Heat tolerant line suitable for growing round the year, but yield is better in winter.

Rabi, September and early kahrif 1, February.

Harvesting time /days to maturity15-17 (Anthesis to edible stage)
Yield55 t/ha, in summer 25-30t/ha.
Resistance/toleranceTemperature tolerant, moderately resistance to bacterial wilt, soil nematodes, aphid and Jassid
Quality of the productHigh antioxidant



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