Crop wise

  • Ridge Gourd - Arka Vikram F1 hybrid

    • This ridge gourd hybrid has been identified for release by the Institute VTIC during 2016
    • Early flowering and first female flower appears at 9th node from the base of the vine
    • Takes 40 days for the first female flower appearance and 46 days for first picking of fruits
    • Produces green, long, tender fruits
    • Excellent cooking quality, nutritionally rich in antioxidant activity and minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, zinc and manganese.
    • Yields 34.0 t/ha in 120-135 days duration

  • Rose - Arka Ivory

    It is rose variety Ideal for cut flower production under protected cultivation. Potential yield of 110 fls/sq.mit. It is moderately resistant to mites.

  • Rose - Arka Pride

    It is a cut flower rose variety suitable for protected cultivation Potential yield of 120fls/sq.mt

  • Ridge Gourd - Arka Prasan

    • This open pollinated ridge gourd variety has been identified for release by the Institute VTIC during 2016
    • Early flowering and first female flower appears at 9th node from the base of the vine
    • Takes 34-35 days for the first female flower appearance and 42-45 days for first picking of fruits
    • Produces green, long, tender fruits
    • Excellent cooking quality, nutritionally rich in antioxidant activity and minerals like phosphorus, Calcium and zinc.
    • Yields 26.0 t/ha in 120-135 days duration

  • Rose - Arka Sukanya

    It is a fragrant rose variety with 0.22% of concrete yield in fresh flowers. With floriferous nature and being tolerant to pest and diseases, it is ideal choice for garden display. The variety has potential for various forms of aroma extraction and aroma therapy.

  • Lemon - Rasraj

    Rasraj is an inter-specific polyembryonic hybrid developed for resistance to bacterial canker disease by breeding. The hybrid derives genes for canker resistance from the Nepali Round lemon parent and other characters from the acid lime parent. The fruit is yellow coloured, weighs on an average about 55 g containing 70% of juice and 12 seeds. The rind is thicker than lime. The acidity is 6% and TSS is around 8°B.

  • Pomegranate - Ruby

    Ruby It is a multiple hybrid of pomegranate developed for aril colour and seed mellowness. A fully grown plant of Ruby is about 2.72 m tall and less spreading (4.7 m). The mature fruits resemble in size and shape the fruits of cv. Ganesh, however, the skin colour of Ruby is reddish brown with green streaks. The rind is thin (0.24 cm), fruit contains red bold arils (37.2 g/100 arils) which yield (72%) thick (1.83 cps) dark red (4.71 at 540 nm) sweet (16oB) juice having tanin content of 173 mg per 100 ml juice. Under Bangalore conditions its performance is comparable with cv. Ganesh in respect of seed softness (2.19 kg/cm2), fruit weight (270 g) and yield (16-18 tonnes/ha). Better adoptability to milder climate.

  • Custard Apple - Arka Sahan

    Arka Sahan It is a progeny of Island gem (Annona atemoya Hort.) X Mammoth (A. squomosa L.). Arka Sahan fruits come to harvest in September-October and mature fruits (210 g) take about 6-7 days to ripe. The skin has a waxy bloom, light green in colour, moderately thick (0.5 cm) with large, flat eyes. The creamy white colour flesh is juicy with mild pleasant aroma and tender with scarce seeds (9/100 g) and large segments. The edible pulp is remarkable for its sweetness with 22.8% total sugars and measures more than 30 B as against 24 B in Mammoth. A 100 g pulp of Arka Sahan contains 2.49 g of crude protein, 42.29 mg P and 225 mg Ca against 1.33 g, 17.05 mg and 159 mg respectively in Mammoth. On an average, 12 tonnes of fruits can be harvested / ha. and resistant to drought.

  • Guava - Arka Rashmi

    Arka Rashmi

    It is from the cross Kamsari x Purple Local. Thi hybrid is prolific and early bearer than its parents. Medium sized (180-200g) globose fruits with deep pink pulp, and medium soft seeds with TSS (12° Brix) high lycopene and ascorbic acid (235mg/100g) content coupled with excellent taste. It has yield potential of 30-35 t/ha

  • Guava - Arka Kiran

    Arka Kiran

    It is from the cross Kamsari x Purple Local. The pulp is firm and deep pink in colour. Fruit weight is on an average about 90-120g. The TSS is around 13-14 and keeping quality is good.