New Bottle gourd variety- Arka Ganga

  • Special Characteristics- GSB (Gummy stem blight) resistant 
  • Early flowering and female flower at 12th node
  • Takes 47 days for the first female flower appearance and56 days for first picking of fruits
  • Green, oblong/oval, tender fruits
  • Resistant to Gummy stem blight with a PDI :

Field reaction: 3.18- 9.44

Artificial challenging: 8.89

  • Has good shelf life with less weight loss, firmness and colour retention up to 10 days of storage under RT
  • Yield: 60.0 t/ha

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