Luffa varieties that are prepared at low cost and in a short time.

By: MeriKheti
Published on: 23-Oct-2023

Today in this article we will give you information about some improved varieties of ridge gourd. Under improved varieties of ridge gourd, Ghia ridge gourd, Pusa Nasdar, Sarputia, Co.-1, PKM 1, etc. are the major crops. By cultivating these, farmer brothers get very good yields.


As we all know, to get a good yield from the production of any crop, one must know its good varieties. So that along with production, more profits can also be achieved. In this series, today we are going to give you information about some advanced species of ridge gourd. Among the improved varieties of ridge gourd, Ghia ridge gourd, Pusa Nasdar, Sarputia, Co.-1, PKM 1, etc. are prominent. By sowing these, farmers get very good yields. Along with this, there is a lot of profit also. Farmers can earn good profits through these ridge gourd varieties. The reason for this is that the cost of their production is less as compared to other seeds. Besides this, it gets ready in less time.


Luffa varieties can be prepared at low cost and period


Co.-1


Let us tell you that this variety has been prepared by agricultural scientists in Tamil Nadu. The size of the fruit of this variety is 60 – 75 cm. Is long. Apart from this, it is long, thick, light, and green in color. The yield potential of this variety is 140-150 quintals per hectare. The first harvesting can be done after 55 days of sowing.


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PKM 1


For your information, let us tell you that the fruits of this variety are dark green in appearance. Along with this, the fruit is thin, long, striped, and slightly curved in appearance. This can yield production of 280-300 quintals per hectare.


Sponge Gourd


The color of the fruit of this variety of ridge gourd is green. This species is generally cultivated in India. If we talk about this variety of fruits, the peel of its fruits is very thin. This variety of ridge gourd has a high amount of vitamins. 


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Pusa Nasdar


The fruit of the Pusa Nasdar variety of ridge gourd is light green. There is a shape of raised veins on its upper surface. The pulp of this variety is white and green. Along with this, the length of the fruit is 12-20 cm. Happens till then. The specialty of this variety is that its production capacity is up to 150-160 quintals per hectare.



Sarputiya


The fruits of Sarputia variety of ridge gourd grow in clusters on the plants. If we talk about their size, they appear small. Besides, the fruits of this species also have raised stripes. The outer peel of its fruits is thick and strong. This type of ridge gourd is grown mostly in the plains.