Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originIntroduced 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 timeRabi, September to October.
Harvesting  time80-85 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 productCollected ripe fruit 15-20days store in room temperature.


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