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.
Panniyur 4: Is a clonal selection from ‘Kuthiravally’. It is released on 1991. It is a high yielding and regular bearing variety. It is suited to all pepper growing tracts of Kerala. The variety performs well under adverse climatic conditions. It performs well in open condition. It has dark purple coloured shoot tip and medium long spikes. Its potential yield is 2443 (kg dry/ pepper/ ha.)