Before cultivating tomato, it is necessary to know about some of its improved varieties. From here you can get information about some of the major tomato varieties along with their yield.
Swarna Lalima: It is cultivated mainly in Bihar and Jharkhand. The color of the fruits of this variety of tomato is dark red. The weight per fruit is 120 to 125 grams. First harvesting of fruits can be done 55 to 60 days after transplanting. If cultivated per acre of land, 240 to 280 quintals of fruits are obtained. February-March and July-August are the best months for its nursery.
Swarna Naveen: Fruits of this variety are dark red in color and oval in shape. The weight per fruit is 60 -70 grams. It is ready for first harvest 60-65 days after transplanting. The fruit yield is 240 to 260 quintals per acre of land.
Golden Estate: It is one of the hybrid varieties. It is mainly cultivated in Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. The weight of a tomato of this red color with round and large size is 120 to 130 grams. The suitable time for nursery preparation is the months of August-September and February-May. First harvesting can be done in the main field about 55-60 days after transplanting. The yield of tomatoes is 400 to 420 quintals per acre of land.
Arka Samrat: One of the hybrid varieties, the fruits of this tomato are flat and round in shape. Each fruit weighs from 100 to 120 grams. It can be stored for 15 to 20 days at normal temperature. This variety is suitable for cultivation in Kharif, Rabi and summer all season. If cultivated per acre of land, 400-500 quintals of tomato fruits are produced in 140 to 150 days.
Apart from this, many other varieties of tomatoes are also cultivated. In which varieties include Pusa Gaurav, Pusa Hybrid 1, Pusa Rohini , Pusa Divya, Pant Bihar, Hisar Lalit, HS-101, Arka Rakshak etc.
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