Shikha/शिखा F1 Hybrid Muskmelon (United Genetics India)
It matures with in 85 days. Fruit weight is around 1.1 to 1.3 kgs. The flesh color is deep orange. The variety is highly resistant to Fusarium Race 0-2 and PMR 1 & 2. It is netted with green sutures, round shape, very uniform with small cavity. It has good vigor and strong leaves which provide good cover to the fruits and also give high yields. It is very sweet with almost 15 Brix. It has very good keeping quality because of the “extended shelf life gene” and hence suitable for long distance transportation.
Fruit Weight:1.1 to 1.3 Kgs
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Disease Resistance:Resistant to fusarium Race 0-2 and PMR 1& 2
Comments:Suitable to long distance transportation. It has a very good keeping quality, as it has extended shelf life gene