WATER MELON - Arka Manik
- An advanced generation derivative of modified back cross between IIHR 21 Crimson Sweet. Angular stem with light green deeply lobed foliage. Fruits oval with light green rind colour and grow to dark green stripes. Deep crimson flesh with granular texture, pleasant aroma, very sweet(TSS 12-15%) Average fruit weight 6 kg. Seeds small with dark brown specks on the testa. Triple resistant to powdery mildew, downey mildew and anthracnose. Duration 110-115 days. Yield 60 t/ha.