Improved Shipper: It is developed by PAU, Ludhiana. Fruits are large size, skin color is dark green. These are moderately sweet with TSS 8-9%.the average yield is 70-80qtl per acre.
Special No.1: It is developed by PAU, Ludhiana. Fruits are round and small in size, flesh is of red color. These are early maturing varieties. TSS is lower than Improved Shipper.
Other state varieties:
Varun, Yuvaraj, Aayesha, Madhubala, Chetan, NS 295, NS 34, NS 450, Arjun, Sumo, KSP 1081, Lalima and Raja.
Exotic Varieties: China - Watermelon Hybrid Yellow Doll, Water Melon Hybrid Red Doll. USA - Regency, Royal Flush, Royal Majesty, Royal Sweet, Paradise, Ferrari, Sunrise etc.
Asahi Yamato: Developed by IARI, New Delhi. This variety gives medium sized fruits with weight of 6-8kg. The variety is ready to harvest in 95days. Flesh is of deep pink color. The fruits contain 11-13% of TSS content.
Sugar Baby: Developed by IARI, New Delhi. Fruits are this variety are small in size, round shape and fruits average weight of 3-5kg. Skin is of bluish black and flesh is of deep pink color. Seeds are of small size. The fruit contains 11-13% TSS content. It gives an average yield of 72qtl/acre.