The hybrid H-12 from the
parentage Amrapali x Arka Anmol was identified by
'Varietal Identification Committee' of the Institute and
named as Arka Udaya. It has semi-vigorous growth habit
with medium sized fruits (230-240 g). It produces fruits
in clusters. Pulp is firm, orange yellow with a TSS of
24 - 25
o Brix. The fruits have excellent keeping quality.
Characterization of indigenous mango varieties
A catalogue on 47 'Appemidi'
mango pickling varieties was brought out under the RKVY
project on 'Characterization of indigenous mango
varieties'. The catalogue contains information on
morphological and molecular characterization. It has
information also on chemical profiling of these
Molecular characterization was
carried out for 48 varieties of northeastern region
under the DBT project “Morphological and Molecular
Characterization of Wild and Indigenous Mango Varieties
of Indo-Burma Region (North - Eastern Region)”.
Characterization of 18 indigenous seedling mango
varieties was carried out under the 'DUS testing of