Mesta HS-24


Scientific name: Hibiscus sabdariffa

Variety: Mesta HS-24

Popular/Local name: Tany Mesta

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Jute Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Al-salvador
Year of release 1977
Main characteristics Stem deep green with coppery red nodes, pickles present, leaf lobed. Field duration 160 days for fiber
Planting season and time First  April to late  May
Harvesting time/Days to maturity 190 for fiber
Yield(t/ha) 4.9-5.00
Resistance/tolerance Drought and Nematode resistance


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