Punjab Barkat: Released in 2014. They have long fruits, light green in color and is cylindrical in shape. The variety is moderately resistant to mosaic disease. It gives an average yield of 94qtl/acre.
Punjab Long: Released in 1997. They have shining, cylindrical and light green color fruits. It has good long distance marketing quality. It gives an average yield of 75qtl/acre.
Punjab Komal: Released in 1988. It is an early maturing variety which gets mature in 70 days after sowing. It has medium sized fruit which is light green in color and bears 10-12fruits per vine. The variety is tolerant to CMV (Cucumber Mosaic Virus). It gives an average yield of 84qtl/acre.
Punjab Bahar: It has round fruits and is green in color. It gives an average yield of 222qtl/acre.
Other state varieties:
Pusa Summer Prolific Round, Pusa Manjri (Sankar variety) and Punjab Round are the main varieties in round bottle gourd grown in Himachal Pradesh.
Pusa Summer Prolific round variety is used in Himachal Pradesh for round bottle gourd farming.