Snake gourd- Variety information
Baby: It is a high yielding variety released from College of Horticulture, Vellanikkara (KAU). The fruits are small and uniformly white colour. The crop starts yielding in about 55 days. Resistant to mosaic disease. Average fruit length 36.5 cm. Fruit weight 750 gm. Yield potential 50.7 t/ha.
Harithasree: It is a high yielding variety released from Agricultural Research Station, Mannuthy. Greenish fruits. The fruits are medium sized with white strips. The average fruit length is 64.5 cm and fruit weight is 650 gram. Average yield 60 tone/ha.
Kaumudi: It is a high yielding variety released from SBS, Thiruvalla of KAU. The duration is 5 months. Fruits are long white, with average fruit length of one meter and weight 1340 gm. Suitable for growing in acid alluvial soils of Kerala. Average yield is 50 t/ha.
Manusree: It is a high yielding variety released from ARS, Mannuthy of KAU. The variety has duration of 5 months. Fruits are Medium size and white. The fruits are of 70 cm length. Average yield is 60 t/ha.