‘Pusa Rasraj’ is a hybrid of

  1. muskmelon
  2. cucumber
  3. tomato
  4. watermelon
Pushpendra Pal Dean Asked on 8th November 2015 in Agriculture.
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Musk Melon

Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 9th November 2015.
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1. Muskmelon


Pusa Rasraj is a hybrid of Muskmelon which was developed by IARI as a result of developing true breeding line. 

This is a homozygous gynoecious Muskmelon hybrid lines are developed by using GA3, 1500ppm or silver nitrate 200-300 ppm or sodium thio sulphate 400 ppm to induce staminate flowers at two and four true leaf stage.

Muskmelon Hybrid used in India:

  • Hybrid Drona F1
  • Hybrid Saffron F1
  • Pusa Rasraj
  • Yellow King F1
  • Shikha F1
  • Sanjeevani
Pushpendra Pal Dean Answered on 9th November 2015.
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