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Any type will grow as long as the soil is well amended and you water regularly (drip would be best). I could not find any listings for homebrew shops in India. I'd suggest finding a local agricultural university or coop and see if they can help you get rhizomes.
Hops grow from Rhizomes, essentially a stick/root that you put in the ground. Make sure you a string stretching 20 feet for the bines to grow up on. Here is a site that ships them internationally. http://www.freshops.com/order/international Here is some tips for growing hops http://www.oregonhops.org/culture2.html Cheers!
Without much knowledge of the area, I'm going to suspect that your area's soil is going to be a very harsh, nutrient deprived environment to try and grow hops in. You may want to look into growing hops through hydroponics. I hear it isn't the easiest thing to pull off, as hops require a lot of nutrients, but there have been about as many success stories as ...
Hops don't grow from seeds...they grow from rhizomes. I recommend you talk to Hop Union about getting rhizomes. The closer you are to the 45th parallel, the better they will grow.
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