Released from IIHR. Plants tall, well branched, fruits are long and tender lush green. Purple pigment present on both sides of the petal base. Green stem with purple shade, fruits free from spines having 5-6 ridges, delicate aroma, good keeping and cooking qualities. Resistant to Yellow Vein Mosaic Virus (YVMV).
Released from IIHR. Plants tall, well branched, fruits are long, tender, lush green. Purple pigment present on both sides of the petal base. Green stem with purple shade, fruits free from spines having 5-6 ridges, delicate aroma, good keeping and cooking qualities, tolerant to Yellow Vein Mosaic Virus.
Hybrid between GMS-4 X IIIHR-299-14-11-585 developed through geneic male sterile line. It takes 39 days for the first flower appearance and 43 days for first picking of fruits. Dark green, smooth, thin and tender fruits. Excellent cooking quality, nutritionally rich in antioxidant activity, high mucilage and edible fiber content. It is rich in potassium, magnesium and iodine content. Yields 21-24 t/ha in 125 -130 days.
This varietiy has been released by ICAR - IIVR, Varanasi. Medium plant, long fruit, green, smooth, tender, yield: 14 t/ha, suitable for summer and rainy and recommended for UP, Chattishgarh, Orissa, and Andhra Pradesh.
This variety has been released by PAU Ludhiana, Punjab. It is resistant to yellow vein mosaic virus, jassid and boll worm. Fruits are dark green, medium in size. Gives average yield of 40 qtl/acre.
This variety was released from MPKV Rahuri (Parbhani, Maharashtra). It has green, medium long fruits, tender smooth surface at marketable stage. Very good keeping and cooking quality and tolerant to YVMV.
Pusa Sawani:- It is cross between IC-1542 and Pusa Makhmali and released from IARI, New Delhi. It has dark green, smooth fruits with five ridges. The fruits are about 10 to 12 cm long at the marketable stage suitable throughout the year. It is susceptible to Yellow Vein Mosaic Virus.
Pusa A-4:- Released from IARI. The plants are dark green with spares pigmentation (occasional) on stem and petioles with usually single stem having stem and petioles with usually single with stem having short internodes (204 cm). The leaves are broad, medium-lobed. The fruits are 5-ridged, attractive, dark green 12-15 cm long having excellent shelf-life. It is resistance to yellow-vein mosaic virus and tolerant to aphids and jassids and least preferred by shoot and fruit-borer.
Pusa Mahakali: Developed by IARI, New Delhi. Its fruits are of light green color.
Co-I:- Released from TNAU. Its plants are tall with 6-8 branches. Stems, shoots, petiole midribs and basal veins of the lower surface of leaf lamina are prominently scarlet red. Leaves are light green, medium-sized and deeply lobed. Petioles are longer (around 24cm). The fruit starts from 5th node. The fruits are glossy, slender,5-ridged, scarlet red (colour non-persistent on cooking), borne on an average 20 fruits/plant. It has field tolerance to yellow vein mosaic virus but is susceptible to fruit-borer and powdery mildew.
TN Hybrid–8:- Released from TNAU. The plants are branched type having sparse pigmentation except on fruits, green foliage and green, 5-ridged, medium-long fruits. It has fair degree of adaptation and is also a high yielder even under north Indian conditions. It is resistant to yellow vein mosaic virus.
Red Bhendi:- Released for southern plains, its fruits are 5-ridged, red, long and slender, fleshy with lesser seeds than Pusa Sawani.It gives good yield under southern plains though its cultivation is limited. The red colour of fruits disappear on cooking. Besides, a number of hybrids from many private sector agencies/seed companies are marketed. Of these, Varsha, Vijay, Adhunik, Panchali, Nath sobha, Supriya, Sungro 35. US 7109.
MDU-1: Released from Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai, fruits are light green, high yielding and susceptible to YVMV.
Varsha Upahar: Released from Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, fruits are green, medium yielder and tolerance to YVMV.
Kashi Mahima (VRO-3): Released from IIVR, Varanasi, Green fruit, smooth, tender, yield 20 t/ha, suitable for UP, Punjab, Chattishgarh, Orissa, A.P and Karnataka
Kashi Mangala (VRO-4): Released from IIVR, Varanasi, Light green fruit, smooth, tender, yield 18 t/ha, suitable for UP, Punjab, Chattishgarh, Orissa, A.P and Karnataka
Kashi Vibhuti (VRO-5): Released from IIVR, Varanasi, Light green fruit, smooth, tender, yield 17 t/ha, tolerant to YVMV, Suitable for UP, Punjab, Chattishgarh, Orissa, A.P and Karnataka
Kashi Satdhari (IIVR-10): Released from IIVR, Varanasi, smooth, tender, lush green tolerant to YVMV yield 15 t/ha, recommended for UP, Punjab, Bihar and Jharkhand.
Punjab no.13: Developed by Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. It is suitable for cultivation in spring as well as in summer. Fruits are of light green color and of medium size. It is susceptible to yellow vein mosaic virus.
Punjab Padmini: Developed by Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Fruits are quick growing, hairy and of dark green color. Ready to harvest within 55-60days after sowing. It is tolerant to yellow vein mosaic virus. Gives average yield of 40-48 qtl/acre.
Punjab 8: Developed from Pusa Sawani. Fruits are of dark green color and 15-16 cm long at time of harvesting. It is tolerant to yellow vein mosaic virus and resistant to fruit borer.
Punjab Suhavani: It gives an average yield of 49 qtl/acre. It has dark green color fruits and is tolerant to yellow mosaic virus.