Research Highlights

ICAR-IIHR identified a new Yard Long Bean Selection Arka Mangala for high yield
Yard Long Bean (Vigna unguiculata sub sp sesquipedalis L.) is an important legume vegetable grown for its tender long green pods.  Arka Mangala had maximum number of pods per plant (42). Yield performance during the kharif seasons of 2009  to 2010 has indicated that Selection Arka Mangala has given average yield of 25 t /ha, while the check varieties Lola and Vyjayathi gave pod yield of  20.75 and 19.75  t/ha...

Success Stories

India’s first triple disease resistant tomato F1 hybrid Arka Rakshak” brings back smile on farmers face

 

Highlights of Success

 

  • First public triple disease resistant tomato F1 hybrid in India
  • Yields up to 18 kg/plant
  • Successfully withstood against ToLCV, BW & EB in farmers’ fields
  • Earned an average net...

Latest News

KVK Field day &  Awareness Programme on Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act organized at KVK, Gonikoppal

 

KVK Field day &  Awareness Programme on Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights was organized at KVK demonstration farm at Athur on 13th January 2015. The highlight of the programme was Vegetable demonstration block developed with 16 different types of vegetables and their varieties from IIHR. ...

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