The WorldVeg pumpkin breeding program’s ultimate goal is to offer farmers improved, disease-resistant varieties – and reach more consumers with this nutritious vegetable.
Four generations of pumpkin producers in Myanmar hold the diversity needed to improve this valuable crop now and into the future.
After two years of testing cucurbit lines in Myanmar, the Department of Agriculture Research organized a Cucurbit Open Field Day on 7 September 2017 to showcase WorldVeg improved bitter gourd and pumpkin lines.
The Highland Research and Development Institute (HRDI), Thailand, a WorldVeg partner, hosted a 'Transfer of Technology' event in Huay Kayeang, Kanchanaburi Province on 15 March 2017 to showcase the superior performance of WorldVeg cucurbit lines to more than 300 farmers, who viewed the demonstration plots and sampled pumpkin fruit and other pumpkin treats. -- MORE --
Rich, smooth, and satisfying. Save the pumpkin shell to use as a serving bowl!