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 Prolific bearer (80-85 fruits/plant) with longer shelf life of fruit, suitable for longer transportation for its compactness, thick and hard skin, fruit are oval, lower portion of fruit slight pointed, fruit/plant 32-35, yield/plant 2.0-3.0kg,  crop duration 95-105 days. This variety is cultivated throughout the Bangladesh.
Planting season and time Rabi, September to October.
Harvesting  time 80 -90 days after transplantation fruit harvest start. Harvest 3-4 time in one season.
Yield  90-95 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance  Tolerant  to bacteria wilt disease.
Quality of the product Collected ripe fruit more than 3 weeks store in room temperature


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