ACI Seed arranged a field day program for Cucumber – Messi at Ullapara, Sirajganj on 24 December 2021. Mr. Shazamal, Area Sales Manager, Mr. Satyajit Biswas, Marketing Officer and Mr. Liton of M/S Sezan Traders of ACI Seed were present in the program. More than 70 farmers and retailers participated in the field day. The officials of ACI Seed discussed the characteristics and performance of the variety. The demo farmer was very pleased to get the excellent result of Messi. The participating farmers and retailers were very excited to see the performance and know the key information about Messi through the program. They are committed to cultivating the variety in the next season.
Messi is a promising cucumber variety of ACI Seed. The Business is giving a special focus on the variety considering the market potentiality. Messi is a winter special variety. The specialty of the variety is excellent uniform and attractive deep green fruit as well as higher marketable yield. The cultivation period of the variety is from September to February. The fruit is 18-20 centimetres long. The fruit weight is 250-260 grams. Moreover, the average yield is 15-16 MT per acre. Messi will ensure a 10-15% yield advantage compared to other prominent varieties in the market.