Nunhems Kranti is a hybrid chilli variety developed by BASF and marketed by Nunhems India. It is a high-yielding variety with good heat tolerance and resistance to diseases such as anthracnose and bacterial wilt. Kranti has a long shelf life and is suitable for both fresh and processed markets.
- High yield: Kranti can produce up to 5000-6000 kg of chillies per hectare.
- Good heat tolerance: Kranti can withstand temperatures up to 45 degrees Celsius.
- Disease resistance: Kranti is resistant to anthracnose and bacterial wilt.
- Long shelf life: Kranti has a long shelf life of up to 2 weeks.
- Suitable for fresh and processed markets: Kranti is suitable for both fresh and processed markets.
Sowing and cultivation:
Kranti can be sown in the Kharif season (June-September) or the summer season (March-May). The seeds should be sown 1.5-2 cm deep in well-drained soil. The plants should be spaced 50 cm apart in rows that are 1 m apart. Kranti requires full sun and regular irrigation.
Pests and diseases:
Kranti is resistant to anthracnose and bacterial wilt, but it can be susceptible to other pests and diseases such as whitefly, aphids, and spider mites. These pests and diseases can be controlled by using appropriate pesticides.
Kranti chillies can be harvested 70-80 days after sowing. The fruits should be picked when they are fully ripe.