Varieties
Groundnut - RARS Tirupati
Pulses(Redgram) - RARS Tirupati
Millets - ARS Perumalapalli

MILLETS

Variety

Pedigree

Year of release

Duration

Yield (t/ha)

Salient features

Kalyani Selection from Naidupet local (CR 562) 1971 100-105 25-30 Good tillering, suitable for Chittoor, Anantapur and Nellore districts.
Padmavathi
PPR 2350
Selection from Tirupati local 1993 100-105 28-40 Suitable for all ragi areas in the state
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.
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.
Sugarcane - ARS Perumalapalli

 
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

 

Paddy - ARS Nellore
PLANT BREEDING (CROP IMPROVEMENT): The following 25 rice varieties were developed and released from this research station.
S. No Variety (Paddy) Year of release Special Characters
ARS Nellore - Varieties
1 BCP 1 1948 Traditional long duration Molagolukulu rice
2 BCP 2 1948 -do-
3 BCP 3 1950 -do-
4 BCP 4 1950 -do-
5 BCP 5 1951 -do-
6 BCP 6 1965 -do-
7 Bulk H9 1965 -do-
8 Kotha Molagolukulu-72 1977 First cross derivative with blast resistance
9 Kotha Molagolukulu-74 1977 Long duration molagolukulu rice cultures
10 Pinakini (NLR9672-96) 1987 -do-
11 Tikkana (NLR27999) 1988 -do-
12 Simhapuri (NLR28600) 1991 -do-
13 Sreeranga (NLR28523) 1991 -do-
14 Swarnamukhi (NLR145) 1991 Medium duration rice with blast resistance
15 Bharani (NLR30491) 1996 Short duration rice with RTV resistance
16 Sravani (NLR33359) 1996 Short duration rice with Blast resistance
17 Swathi (NLR33057) 1996 Medium duration rice with Blast resistance
18 Penna (NLR33365) 1996 Long duration rice with Blast resistance
19 Somasila (NLR33358) 1999 Short duration rice with Blast resistance
20 Vedagiri (NLR33641) 1999 Long duration rice with Blast resistance
21 Apoorva (NLR33654) 2002 Medium duration rice with Blast resistance
22 Parthiva (NLR33892) 2006 Long duration rice with Blast resistance
23 Nellore Mahsuri (NLR34449) 2009 Fine grain Short duration (125 days) rice with Blast resistance
24 Nellore Sona (NLR3041) 2012 Fine grain medium duration (145 days) rice with blast tolerance
25 Swetha (NLR40024) 2012 Short duration rice variety suitable for early kharif with blast and lodging tolerance.
Popular Pre-release cultures
NLR 33671: Short duration rice culture matures in 120-125 days. Suitable for both Rabi and E. Kharif. Tolerance to both Blast and BPH.
NLR 34242: Short duration rice culture matures in 115 days. Suitable for E. Kharif season
NLR 20084: Long duration rice culture matures in 150-155 days. Suitable for kharif season. Resistant to blast.
NLR 40058: Short duration rice culture matures in 125 days. Suitable for E. Kharif season.
Rice cultures under minikit testing:
NLR3083: Medium duration rice culture matures in 130-135 days. Tolerant to both blast and BPH. Suitable for Rabi season. 2nd year of testing.
NLR40065: Short duration (120-125 days) rice culture with long slender grain with blast tolerance suitable for Early kharif and Rabi seasons, First year
NLR 20104 : Long duration (155 days) rice culture with fine grain and blast tolerance.

 

Jowar - ARS Podalakur
JOWAR
PJ-890 , a dual purpose, high yielding, tan grain type jowar variety suitable for rabi, developed at ARS, Podalakur was released as Podalakur Jonna during the year 1993. 
 

Beside release of one variety we have also identified the varieties viz ., D-340, 168 and hybrids viz., CSH-6, and CSH-9 which are suitable for the tract and recommended for the cultivation.

 

 

 

 

Blackgram - ARS Podalakur
BLACKGRAM:

Podalakur minumu (PBG-1) a selection from pottempadu local developed at ARS, Podalakur was released during the year 2002. It is a photo- insensitive, high yielding black gram variety possessing dull grain type.

Penusila (PBG-107) a cross derivative from a photosensitive, high yielding dull grain black gram variety suitable for rabi was developed and released during the year 2002.

PBG-32, high yielding, shiny seed, YMV tolerant black gram culture completed minikit testing and ready for release.

Apart from above varieties, Krishnaiah (LBG 17), Teja LBG 20), Prabhava (LBG 402), LBG 17, LBG-611, LBG 623, LBG 709, LBG 648, LBG 752 and LBG 685 were identified in Black gram as suitable varieties to this zone and recommended for cultivation.

Betelvine - ARS Utukur

Betelvine: Variety “Safed” with high leaf yield of 38 million leaves ha-1 was released in 1974.