Arka Soma: This hybrid is a cross between Anab-e-Shahi x Queen of Vineyards. The plants are vigorous with a yield potential of 40 tons/ha and 36 kg/vine. Time required for harvest from pruning is 158-160 days. The bunches are well filled, weighing an average of 410 g, greenish yellow, round to ovoid and average berry weight is 3.8 g. T.S.S. varies from 20-21 °B and acidity from 0.5 per cent. Vines are heavy croppers, pulp is meaty and has muscat flavour and it makes very good white dessert wine. It is possible to take two crops in a year.