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...

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46th  Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting held at KVK, Gonikoppal (Kodagu District)


Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gonikoppal (Kodagu District) conducted 46th SAC meeting on 21st October 2014 under the Chairmanship of Dr. T.Manjunatha Rao, Director, Indian Institute of Horticulture Research (IIHR), Bangalore. In the presidential address he appreciated the initiatives and efforts of faculty of KVK in overall development and dissemination of the need based technologies for the...