Punjab News: Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and the Indian Farm Forestry Development Cooperative Limited (IFFDC Ltd), Punjab, have joined forces to facilitate the commercial seed production of the CH-27 chilli hybrid.
Memorandum of agreement was signed by PAU’s Director of Research
The memorandum of agreement was signed by PAU’s Director of Research, Ajmer Singh Dhatt, and IFFDC Punjab’s Chief Project Manager, K S Sandhu. Senior vegetable breeder Salesh Jindal from PAU’s Department of Vegetable Science played a pivotal role in the successful commercialization of CH-27.
Qualities of CH-27
Jindal highlighted the distinctive qualities of CH-27, emphasizing its high yield, resistance to leaf curl virus, fruit rot, and root-knot nematodes, as well as its sprawling growth pattern and consistent fruit production over an extended period. CH-27’s adaptability across the country has made it a popular choice among growers.