Pepper Panniyur 1 is the first Black Pepper variety developed by black pepper research institute in Kerala Agricultural University, Kannur. The above product is Panniyur 1 pepper variety. Panniyur crop is mainly cultivated in major parts of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu.Panniyur-1 world’s first hybrid pepper was produced at Panniyur Pepper Research Station in Kerala over three decades ago. It is having long Spikes with large berries, early bearing, performs well in open. Suitable to all pepper growing areas, except under heavy shade.
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 varieties. This black pepper variety can be grown in places with hot temperature too.