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