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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Workshop on “Hindi Akshyar Gyaan” organized at CHES, Bhubaneswar


In order to promote use of Hindi in official works, Central Horticultural Experiment Station (IIHR), Bhubaneswar organized a Hindi workshop on Hindi Akshyar Gyaan on 27 September, 2014 for its staff.  The workshop was inaugurated by the Head of the station, Dr. H.S. Singh and the Chief Guest of the function, Dr. Deepa Khulbe, Associate Prof. (Plant Pathology), College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhavanipatna....