Vegetables

Crop

Variety/Hybrid

Sowing time

Year of release

Yield Potential (kg/ha)

Recommended Areas

Salient Features

Watermelon

T-14

Feb-March

1963

37000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

Old variety

Sugar baby

1969

15000

  • Round black rind
  • TSS 11
  • Deep red flesh

Tomato

T-10

  1. Nursery sowing: last fortnight of October

Transplanting: last fortnight of November

  1. Nursery sowing: mid-November

Transplanting : 1st-7th Feb 

1964

45000

 All irrigated areas of Punjab

Old varieties of tomato

T-43

1964

45000

Roma

1969

45000

Red top

1969

45000

Nagina

1991

40000

Pakit

1992

30000

Salar F1

2011

178800

Variety or hybrid

Hybrid

Ave. plant height (cm)

276

Growth type

Indeterminate (Suitable for high tunnels)

Growth habit

Trailing

Ave. fruit weight (g)

85

Ave. fruits per cluster

15

Ave. fruit length (cm)

6.3

Ave. fruit width (cm)

5.2

Fruit shape

Slightly Oblong (Obovoid)

Shelf-life

4 – 7 days at room temperature

 

Naqeeb

2011

53300

Variety or hybrid

Variety

Ave. plant length (cm)

90

Growth type

Determinate (Suitable for low tunnels & open fields)

Growth habit

Spreading

Ave. fruit weight (g)

81

Ave. fruits per cluster

5

Ave. fruit length (cm)

5.6

Ave. fruit width (cm)

4.4

Fruit shape

Slightly Oblong

Shelf-life

4 – 7 days at room temperature

 

Sandal F1

2013

165000

Variety or hybrid

Hybrid

Ave. plant height (cm)

270

Growth type

Indeterminate (Suitable for high tunnels)

Growth habit

Trailing

Ave. fruit weight (g)

110

Ave. fruits per cluster

9

Ave. fruit length (cm)

6.5

Ave. fruit width (cm)

5.6

Fruit shape

Slightly Oblong

Fruit setting behavior

20 days earlier than existing hybrids

Shelf-life

4 – 7 days at room temperature

 

Sundar F1

2016

147160

Variety or hybrid

Hybrid

Ave. plant height (cm)

270

Growth type

Indeterminate (Suitable for high tunnels)

Growth habit

Trailing

Ave. fruit weight (g)

88

Ave. fruits per cluster

13

Ave. fruit length (cm)

5.9

Ave. fruit width (cm)

4.8

Fruit shape

Slightly Oblong (Obovoid)

Shelf-life

4 – 7 days at room temperature

 

Ahmar F1

2016

41970

Variety or hybrid

Hybrid

Ave. plant length (cm)

75

Growth type

Determinate (Suitable for low tunnels & open fields)

Growth habit

Bushy

Ave. fruit weight (g)

71

Ave. fruits per cluster

6

Ave. fruit length (cm)

5.4

Ave. fruit width (cm)

4.5

Fruit shape

Oblong (Obovoid)

Fruit setting behavior

20 days earlier than existing varieties

Shelf-life

4 – 7 days at room temperature

 

Nadir

2016

55240

Variety or hybrid

Variety

Ave. plant length (cm)

95

Growth type

Determinate (Suitable for low tunnels & open fields)

Growth habit

Spreading

Ave. fruit weight (g)

83

Ave. fruits per cluster

6

Ave. fruit length (cm)

5.9

Ave. fruit width (cm)

5.0

Fruit shape

Oblong (Obovoid)

Shelf-life

4 – 7 days at room temperature

 

Surkhail F1

2017

133170

Variety or hybrid

Hybrid

Ave. plant height (cm)

280

Growth type

Indeterminate (Suitable for high tunnels)

Growth habit

Trailing

Ave. fruit weight (g)

81

Ave. fruits per cluster

11

Ave. fruit length (cm)

6.5

Ave. fruit width (cm)

4.5

Fruit shape

Oblong

Shelf-life

4 – 7 days at room temperature

 

Sahara F1

2021

129210

Variety or hybrid

Hybrid

Ave. plant height (cm)

300

Growth type

Indeterminate (Suitable for high tunnels during autumn season)

Growth habit

Trailing

Ave. fruit weight (g)

79

Ave. fruits per cluster

6

Ave. fruit length (cm)

5.3

Ave. fruit width (cm)

4.4

Fruit shape

Oblong

Shelf-life

4 – 7 days at room temperature

 

Muskmelon

T-96

Feb-March

1963

9000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Ravi

2011

13500

 

Peas

H-57

  1. Early: last week of September to 1st week of October
  2. Late : last week of October to 1st week of November 

1964

4000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

  • Late segment
  • outdated variety

Pea-8

1964

4500

  • Early segment
  • Outdated variety

Samrinazard

1990

6000

  • Early segment
  • pale coloured pods
  • Market outdated variety

Climax improved

1990

10000

  • Late segment
  • High yielding
  • Disease tolerant
  • Suitable for terracing Areas

Meteor Fsd

2008

12250

  • Early segment
  • Medium sized pods
  • Good yielder

Pea-2009

2009

14570

  • Early/late segment
  • Sword shaped pods
  • Long pods
  • Bold seeded

Sarsabz

2016

11300

  • Early/late segment
  • Bold pods
  • Bold seeded
  • Resistant to collar root disease

Supreme

2019

9890

  • Early segment variety
  • Sword shaped pods
  • 9-10 seeds/pod
  • High yielding
  • Early bearing variety

Chilies

Gola pashori

Nursery sowing: last week of October to November

Transplanting: Feb

1969

4000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

  • Small size with good pungency
  • Important from industrial point of view as red chili powder

Tatapuri

1969

5000

Old variety

Garlic

GS-1

1st fortnight of October

1971

11500

All irrigated areas of Punjab

Old variety

Lehsan gulabi

1976

12000

  • Pinkish Cloves
  • 3-4 t/acre average yield
  • Longer shelf life

Radish

40- days

July-August

1990

80000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

  • Resistant to heat
  • Early harvesting of fruit

Mino

September-October

1992

100000

  • High yielding
  • Familiar variety among farmers

Lalpari

October-November

1996

80000

  • Used for salad purpose
  • Cold tolerant

Onion

Phulkara

Nursery sowing: mid-October to November

Transplanting: December- January

1990

25000-35000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

  • Better shelf life
  • Suitable for both seasons (winter &autumn)

Sultan

2019

40000

  • High yielding
  • Suitable for both seasons (winter &autumn)
  • Good shelf life

White pearl

 

2019

25000-30000

  • Suitable for salad and soup purpose
  • Low pungency
  • Good shelf life

Brinjal

Nirala

Nursery sowing: mid-Feb and end of June

Transplanting: April and July-August

1992

52000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Baymisal

2000

54000

 

Dilnasheen

2000

52000

 

Coriander

Dilpazir

Sep-October

1992

12000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Spinach

Desi-Palak

July-August

1992

35000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Okra

Sabzpari

1st crop: Feb-March

2nd crop: June-July

1996

30000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

  • Dark green fruit colour
  • Moderately resistant to diseases

Tinda gourd

Dilpasand

Early crop: March-April

Late Crop: Mid-June to Mid-July 

1963

15000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Bitter gourd

Fsd long

Mid-Feb to April

2008

17000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

  • Light green coloured fruit
  • Long fruit with smooth ridges
  • Tolerant to yellow mosaic virus
  • Heat tolerant

Safeena

June-July

2016

31500

 

Aswad

Mid-Feb to April

2017

23400

 

Bottle gourd

Fsd round

2008

30000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Carrot

T-29

September-October

2006

68000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Turnip

Golden

October

2006

48000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Purple top

September

2013

50000

 

Fenugreek

Methi qasori

October

1975

20000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Cucumber

Kheera local

1st Crop: Feb-March

2nd Crop: July

2017

18000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

Turmeric

Mehak

Last fortnight of March

2018

20000

All irrigated areas of Punjab

 

BARANI Agricultural Research Institute, Chakwal

Crop

Variety

Sowing time

Year of release

Yield Potential (M/A)

Recommended Areas

Salient Features

Peas Barani Matar 2023 Nov.  60 Barani Areas of Punjab
  • High yielding
  • Wider adaptability
  • Drought, Disease and lodging tolerant