Bitter Gourd Varieties and their characteristics
|S.No.||Name of the variety||Characteristics|
|1.||Pusa Do Mausmi|
Suitable for spring-summer and rainy season. Fruits are dark green, long medium thick, club shaped with 7-8 continuous ridges.
They are edible in 55 days from sowing, 8-10 fruits weigh one kg.
|2.||Coimbatore Long||Fruits are long, tender, white in colour and suitable as a rainy season crop, average yield 25-30 t/ha.|
|3.||Akra Harit||The fruits are attractive, spindle shaped with glossy green colour, small in size with smooth regular ribs, crop duration100-110 days, average yield 12 t/ha.|
|4.||VK-1-Priya||The fruits are white and 35-40 cm long, heavy bearing variety with first picking in 60 days. Average yield is 50 fruits/plant.|
|5.||Phule Priyanka||Hybrid variety with dark green colour fruits. Fruits are 20-25 cm long with tubercles. Average yield is 35-40 t/ha.|
|6.||Phule Green Gold||Fruits are 2530 cm long, dark green coloured with tubercles. Suitable for exports.|
|7.||Phule Ujwala||Fruits 18-20 cm long, dark green in colour with tubercles, average yield 30-35 t/ha, suitable for exports.|
|8.||Pride of Gujarat||Fruits are small, round, whitish green in colour with a few white dabson the skin. Each fruit weighs 8-10 g.|