CO 8 : A high yielding long duration new red gram variety suitable for Tamil Nadu

  • J. R. Kannan Bapu, A. Thanga Hemavathy, N. Nadarajan, A.R. Muthiah, D.Packiaraj, D. Malarvizhi, K. Ganesamurthy, E.Rajeswari and D.Rajabaskar ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF PULSES TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY COIMBATORE-641003
Keywords: CO 8, New Redgram variety, Long duration, DNA profile

Abstract

                A high yielding redgram culture CRG 10-01 was a cross derivative of APK 1x LRG 41 and matures in 170 to 180 days. The culture recorded an average grain yield of 1600 kg/ha under rainfed condition and 1800 kg/ha under irrigated condition with a yield increase of 19 percent over CO 6 and  22 percent over VBN 2. Drought tolerant CO 8 variety shown resistance to Sterility Mosaic Disease, root rot and moderately resistant to pod borer complex. This culture CRG 10-01 is released as CO 8 redgram for general cultivation in Tamil Nadu during 2017. The variety notification proposal has been submitted to the PPV&FRA with DNA finger printing profile for approval.

Author Biography

J. R. Kannan Bapu, A. Thanga Hemavathy, N. Nadarajan, A.R. Muthiah, D.Packiaraj, D. Malarvizhi, K. Ganesamurthy, E.Rajeswari and D.Rajabaskar, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF PULSES TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY COIMBATORE-641003
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PULSES
TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
COIMBATORE-641003
Published
17-01-2018
Section
Research Article