Panniyur 8: High yielding, field tolerant to phytophthora foot rot and drought. Hybrid (HB 20052) Panniyur 6 x Panniyur 5. Panniyur 8 released on 2013.its perform well in open condition, light purple coloured shoot tip and dark green coloured spikes. It gives 3000 kg dry pepper / ha.
Vijay Pepper is a high yielding variety of black pepper, which is a cross breed of Pepper Panniyur 2 and Pepper Neelamundi. This variety is resistant to Phytophthora Foot root disease. It has a average yield of 6 kg per plant. These plants are said to resistant to heat, ie they don’t need shades, as compared to other black pepper varities. This black pepper variety can be grown in places with hot temperature too.