White gourd (Benincasa hispida Thunb; syn ash gourd, wax gourd, white pumpkin) is an important vegetable mainly valued for its long storage life and having a good scope for value addition.
Effects of GABA on growth and yield of white gourd in Bangladesh is not conclusive.
The local white gourd (Benincasa hispida Thunb) cv.
Table I: Effect of GABA concentration on white gourd leaf length and width, petiole length and number of internodes on the main vine
Table II: Effect of concentration of GABA on flowering behavior of white gourd
Table III: Effect of different concentrations of GABA on fruit dimensions of white gourd
Table IV: Effect of concentrations of GABA on seed characteristics and yield of white gourd
LAHORE -- Agriculture experts have advised the farmers to sow white gourd in plain areas of Punjab between July and October as the period is suitable for its cultivation.
First water should be given immediately after sowing the seeds of white gourd, they added.