Govt of Meghalaya has notified the new varieties of Guava developed by ICAR, Umiam

Shillong, Sept 4: The Government of Meghalaya has notified the new varieties of Guava duly developed by ICAR, Umiam, North Eastern Region and recommended for release by the State Seed Sub-Committee. This was informed by the Commissioner & Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Department.

The new varieties of Guava are Megha Supreme, RCGH-1, a high yielding variety suitable for table and processing purpose, moderately tolerant to stem borer and fruit fly, Megha Magenta, RCGH-4, a coloured high yielding variety suitable for processing and table purpose, moderately tolerant to fruit fly, stem borer and Anthracnose fruit rot, tolerant to moisture stress and frost.

The Megha Wonder, RCGH-7, a drooping and high yielding variety suitable for table and processing purpose and tolerant to moisture stress and frost, moderately resistant to Anthracnose fruit rot, fruit fly and stem borer and Megha Seedless, RCGH-11, a low seeded high yielding variety suitable for fresh consumption and processing purpose and moderately resistant to Anthracnose fruit rot, fruit fly and stem borer.The above varieties are suitable for the rainfed condition of the State.

 

 

 

 

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