ARS Perumalapalli - Varieties

MILLETS

S. No

Variety

Pedigree

Year of release

Duration

Yield (t/ha)

Salient features

1 Kalyani Selection from Naidupet local (CR 562) 1971 100-105 25-30 Good tillering, suitable for Chittoor, Anantapur and Nellore districts.
2 Padmavathi
PPR 2350
Selection from Tirupati local 1993 100-105 28-40 Suitable for all ragi areas in the state
3 Saptagiri
(PPR 2614)
MR-1 X Kalyani 1995 100-105 25-40 Suitable for early planting situation; tolerant to water logging as well as drought situations.
4 Vakula PPR2700 KM 55 x U22/B 2012 95-100 35-40 High yielding ragi varieties with tolerant to leaf blast and drought. Panicles compact and fingers incurved.

Varieties in minikit testing :

  • PPR 2885 (PPR 2708 x DPI2071): This entry was found promising in Karnataka, Bihar, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh states. Medium duration variety with sturdy culm having semi compact ear heads and tolerant to blast.
  • PPR 1012 (AE3077 x Ratnagiri): Long duration (123 days) High yielding variety with long incurved ear heads resistant to all the three types of blast diseases.

Pearl Millet (Bajra)

    • Balaji composite was developed and released from this station.

SUGARCANE


Released varieties:

  • CoT 8201 (Co740 x Co 775) was released during the year 1982.
  • Maturity group : Mid late
  • Cane yield (t/ha) : 110-120
  • Juice Sucrose (%) : 17-18
  • Suitability : Resistant to drought, water logging, salinity and redroot

Promising varieties:

Mid late :
2004T68 ( Co 8353xCo87270)
2005 T50 ( 87A298 GC)
2005 T 52 (87A298 GC)
2006T 13 (Co85002 GC)
Early : 2003T121 (Coc 671 x CoT 8201)
2003 T129 (Coc 671 x CoT 8201)
2005T16 (CoH110 GC)
2006T 3 (CoSc 95423 GC)
2006T 36 (CoT 8201 GC)
2003 T 121
Maturity Group Early
Parentage Co 671 X Co T 8201
Cane Yield (t / ha) 120.00 – 130.00
Juice Sucrose (%) 19.0 -20.0
Ratooning ability Good
Red Rot Resistant
Smut Tolerant
Borers Susceptible
Drought Tolerant
Flowering Absent
2005T 16
Maturity Group Early
Parentage CoH 110 GC
Cane Yield (t / ha) 110 -120
Juice Sucrose (%) 19-20
Ratooning ability good
Red Rot Resistant
Smut Tolerant
Borers Susceptible
Drought Tolerant
Salinity Tolerant
Flowering Sparse
2005T 50
Maturity Group Midlate
Parentage 87 A 298 GC
Cane Yield (t / ha) 120 -130
Juice Sucrose (%) 18 - 19
Ratooning ability good
Red Rot Resistant
Smut Tolerant
Borers Susceptible
Drought Susceptible
Flowering Absent
2004T 68
Maturity Group Midlate
Parentage Co 8353 X Co 87270
Cane Yield (t / ha) 120 - 130
Juice Sucrose (%) 17-18
Ratooning ability good
Red Rot Resistant
Smut Tolerant
Borers Susceptible
Drought Tolerant
Flowering Present