3 PAU veggies to be grown across India

3 PAU veggies to be grown across India

Three vegetable varieties of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) have been identified for cultivation at the national level.

Ludhiana, September 16

Three vegetable varieties of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) have been identified for cultivation at the national level.

Dr TS Dhillon, Head, Department of Vegetable Science, said PBHL 56 was a long-fruited hybrid of brinjal having purple-black fruits and gave an average yield of 274 quinatal an acre.

“Punjab Bharpoor is a brinjal variety of small round group in which fruits bear in clusters. Its fruits are small oblong, deep purple with green calyx, having yield of 224 quintal acre,” he said. Hybrid TH 1214 (PTH 2) of tomato will also be grown in many states. — TNS 

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