Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originLocal germplasm and developed by selection method
Year of release 1998
Main characteristics High yielding variety. Plant straight Early bearer and fruits are round with shiny  blackish violet, color,  fruit/plant 35-40,

each fruit weight 120-130g.  This variety is cultivated well in all type of soil and weather of Bangladesh.

Planting season and time  Rabi,  October
Harvesting time Mid-March to mid- April, 90-100 days after seedling first fruit harvest and harvest up to 140-150days.
Yield45-50 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceFruit and stem borer and  wilt disease tolerant
Quality of the productHigh antioxidant


Photo source: BARI Projukti Hand Book

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