Four mango hybrids, namely, Pusa Pratibha, Pusa Shreshth, Pusa Peetamber and Pusa Lalima were released and notified by CVRC and two hybrids namely Pusa Arunima and Pusa Surya were released and notified by the NCT Govt. of Delhi. Recently two more new hybrids, Pusa Deepshikha and Pusa Manohari were identified and released for the NCT Delhi region. Mallika and Amrapali have the maximum area under new plantation under mango in the country.
The grape hybrid Pusa Aditi was released by CVRC and Pusa Swarnika was released and notified by the NCT Govt. of Delhi. Recently, new coloured seedless hybrid raised through embryo rescue named ‘Pusa Purple Seedless’ has been released and notified by the NCT Govt. of Delhi.
The sweet orange variety, Pusa Round and acid lime variety, Pusa Abhinav released by CVRC. The sweet orange variety, Pusa Sharad and acid lime variety, namely Pusa Udit have been released by the institute.
Two guava varieties namely Pusa Aarushi and Pusa Pratiksha have been released and notified by the NCT Govt. of Delhi.
One seedless variety of pummelo Pusa Arun has been released and notified by the NCT Govt. of Delhi.
One seedless variety of lemon Pusa Lemon-1 has been released and notified by the NCT Govt. of Delhi.
One gynodioecious variety of papaya Pusa Peet has been released and notified by the NCT Govt. of Delhi.
Whole transcriptome analysis on mango variety Dushehari and Neelum has been achieved and DNA fingerprinting of ber, mango, citrus and grape was accomplished using different molecular markers.
High density planting in ‘Allahabad Safeda’ guava has been standardized and demonstrated.
The efficacy of ‘Pusa Srijan’ as a dwarfing rootstock for ‘Allahabad Safeda’ guava proven having filed tolerance to wilt.
Selection criteria for screening citrus genotypes against salinity have been standardized.
‘Kurukkan’ and ‘Olour’ were identified as a salt tolerant rootstock for mango.
Sour orange, RLC-6 and Attani were identified as salt tolerant rootstock for citrus scion varieties.
Technique of pruning for restoration of yield in unproductive HDP Amrapali orchards has been standardized.
Protocol for in vitro multiplication of grape, pomegranate and citrus scion and rootstock genotypes and bio-hardening using AMF has been developed.
Protected cultivation of papaya standardized. Pollarding has been suggested for obtaining two ratoon crops with superior fruit quality.