Crop Improvement :: TNAU - Released Varieties

Promising Varieties of TNAU

OILSEEDS

Ground nut

Particulars

TMV 7

TMV 10

CO 3

COGn 4

COGn 5

Parentage

Pureline selection from Tennessee white

Spontaneous  mutant from Argentina

Derivative of 
VG 55 x JL 24

Derivative of 
TMV 10 x ICGV 82

Multiple cross derivative

Duration (days)

100 - 105

120 - 130

115-120

115-120

125-130

Average yield of pods kg/ha

1400

1650

1950

2150

1850

Shelling %

74

77

70

70

70

100 seed wt (g)

36

43

65

60

47

Oil content %

49.6

54.4

49.2

52.7

51

Special features

Seed dormancy for 10 days

Yield, oil, shelling high

Bold 1-2 seeded, HPS kernels. Low bud necrosis incidence

Bold pods; 
1-2 seeded; high oil content.

Dark green foliage; Tolerant to foliar diseases

Growth habit

Bunch

Semi-spreading

Bunch

Bunch

Semispreading

Leaf colour

Green

Dark green

Green

Dark green

Dark green

Seed colour

Light rose

Red blotched with white

Rose

Rose

Red testa

 

Particulars

ALR 3

VRI 2

VRI 3

VRIGn 5

ParentageDerivative of 
(R33-1 x ICGV 68) x (NCAC 17090 x ALR 1)
JL24 x CO2J11 x R  33-1Derivative of 
CG 26 x ICGS 44
Duration(days)110-115100 - 10590105 -110
Average yield of pods (kg/ha)2095206018822133
Shelling %6974.87375
100 Seed wt. (g)4649.93546
Oil content %50484851
Special featuresSuitable for rainfed, rust resistant, tolerant to late leaf spot.suitable  for irrigatedSuitable for intercroppingHigh reproductive efficiency. Dormancy 
45 days.
Growth habitBunchBunchBunchBunch
Leaf colourDark greenAshy greenLight greenDark green
Seed colourRoseLight roseLight roseRed testa.

Sesamum

Particulars

CO 1

TMV 3

TMV 4

TMV 5

Parentage(TMV3 x Sl 1878) x 
Sl 1878
South Arcot local x MalabarPureline from Sattur local varietyPureline from Srivaikuntam variety
Duration (Days)85 - 90 80 - 8585 - 9080 - 85
Oil content(%)51515051
Yield kg/ha    
Irrigated750 - 790625 - 750700 - 850..
Rainfed450 - 650400 - 650..450 - 650
HabitErect with branching and short internodes on the main stemBushy with profuse branchingBushy with profuse branchingErect with moderate branching
Capsules4 loculed4 loculed4 loculed4 loculed
SeedsIntense dark brown almost blackDarkbrownBrownBrown


Particulars

TMV 6

SVPR 1

VRI  (SV)1

ParentagePureline selection from Andhra Pradesh varietySelection from Western Ghat WhitePureline seletion from Tirukattupalli local
Duration (Days)85 - 9075 - 8070 - 75
Yield kg/ha   
Irrigated700 - 950800650 - 900
Rainfed..600450 - 650
Oil content(%)5453.851
HabitErect with moderate branchingErect and moderate branchingModerate branching
Capsules4 loculed4 loculed4 loculed
SeedsBrownWhiteBrown

Sunflower

Particulars

MORDEN

CO 4

TCSH 1

ParentageSelection from Cernianka 66Extract from the cross Dwarf x Surya234A x R 272
Duration (days)7580 - 8585
Yield (kg/ha)   
Rainfed90015001800
Irrigated100017502500
Oil percentage3639.741
Ray floretLight yellowLight yellowLight yellow
Height (cm)90145 - 175160
Seed size & Seed ColourMedium, blackBlackBlack ,Very few seeds may have strips
1000 seed weight (g)445660

Safflower

Particulars

K1

CO 1

Duration (days)120125
Yield (kg/ha) Rainfed700800
Percentage of oil3133
Plant characterSpinyNon-spiny

Niger

Variety

Paiyur 1

ParentageMass selection from composite II
Duration (days)80
Yield (kg/ha)260
Oil content (%)44.6
Plant height (cm)80-85
BranchesProfuse
SeedBold
Colour of seedBrown
50% flowering (days)50

Castor

Particulars

CO 1

ParentagePureline selection from Anamalai
Duration (months)Perennial
Average yield (kg/ha) 
Pure crop2.5 kg/tree/yr
Mixed crop..
Oil percentage57
Special features 
Stem colourPinkish green
Bloom (Waxy coat)No bloom
Receme/ capsuleBold, sparse settings, non dehiscent
SuitabilityBund crop and fit for raising in vacant areas


Particulars

TMV 5

TMV 6

TMVCH1

ParentageSA 2 X S248/2VP 1 x RC 962LRES 17 x TMV 5
Duration (months)4160160 - 170
Average yield(kg/ha)   
Pure crop8509501300
Mixed crop...500600
Oil percentage5051.951.7
Special features   
Stem colourRoseRedRed
Bloom (Waxy coat)TribleDoubleTrible
Receme/ capsuleSpiny, non-dehiscent, resistant to leafhopperMedium length, spiny capsulesSemi compact, spiny capsules
SuitabilityPure and mixed cropPure and mixed cropPure and mixed crop