Varieties of capsicum in India

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Varieties of capsicum in India

  1. 1. Varieties of Capsicum -J.Delince BSA-11-409
  2. 2. Introduced varieties: • California wonder • Yolo wonder • Chinese giant • World beater
  3. 3. California wonder
  4. 4. • This was introduced by IARI • It has bright scarlet skin
  5. 5. Yolo wonder
  6. 6. • Introduced by IARI, New Delhi. • It is tolerant to TMV and sensitive to drought
  7. 7. Chinese giant
  8. 8. • Introduced by IAHS(Indo American Hybrid Seeds), Bangalore. • Has dark green skin
  9. 9. Selection • Arka mohini • Arka Gaurav • Arka basant
  10. 10. Arka mohini
  11. 11. Arka mohini • selection from Titan of USA by IIHR, Bangalore. • Determinate plant habit with dark green foliage. • Thick fleshed, 3-4 lobed dark green blocky fruits. Average fruit weight 180-200 g • Fruits pendent, which turn red on ripening. • Yield potential of 20 t/ha Duration of 160 days
  12. 12. Arka gaurav
  13. 13. Arka gaurav • selection from Golden Dalwonder of USA by IIHR, Bangalore. • Indeterminate variety tolerant to bacterial wilt. • Indeterminate plant habit with green foliage. • Thick fleshed, 3-4 lobed green blocky fruits. • Average fruit weight 130-150 g. • Fruits erect which turn orange yellow on ripening. • Yield potential of 16 t/ha • Duration- 150 days
  14. 14. Arka basant
  15. 15. Arka basant • selection from Hungarian variety ‘Soroksari’ by IIHR, Bangalore. • Excellent keeping and cooking qualities. • Indeterminate plant habit with yellow green foliage. • Thick fleshed, 2-3 lobed conical fruits Average fruit weight 50-80 g • Fruits erect, cream coloured, which turn orange red on ripening. • Yield potential of 16 t/ha • Duration – 150 days
  16. 16. Public sector hybrid • Pusa Deepti(Kt-1):- hybrid between Yolo Wonder and russian, released by IARI Regional Station, Katrain (HP). High yielding, tolerant to bacterial leaf spot and anthracnose. • Green Gold • Pusa Meghdoot:- first F1 hybrid by public sector.
  17. 17. Private sector hybrid • Bharat:- released by IAHS, Bangalore. Resistant to TMV. • Solan Hybrid-2:- released by YSPUHF, Solan. Resistant to fruit rot and virus. • Early Bounty • Lario • Hira
  18. 18. Thank you

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