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Maize

Variety / Hybrid

Year of release

Pedigree

Yield Kg/ha

Duration

in days

Special attributes

K 1

-

Composite

I.3500

R.1800

90-100

Suitable for rainfed early maturing

COH 1

1982

Hybrid (S.C) – (UMI 24 x UMI 51)

I. 5500

R. 3800

 

90

Resistant to downy mildew disease

CO 1

1985

Composite

I. 5200

R. 3300

 

105 - 110

Resistant to downy mildew and tolerant to drought

COH 2

1989

Hybrid (S.C.)
 (UMI 810 x UMI 190)

I. 5400

R. 3500

95 – 100

High yield and resistant to downy mildew diseases

COH 3

1996

Hybrid (D.C) – (UMI 101 x UMI 130) x (UMI 90 x UMI 285)

I. 6000

R. 4000

95 - 100

Highly resistant to downy   mildew disease and stem borer.  High starch and high protein content

COBC 1

1998

Baby corn composite

6000 (Fresh cob) 2000 (seeds)

50-65(I)

100-105(I)

High starch and delightful sweet   flavour and valuable nutritious energy source vegetables

COH (M) 4

2002

Hybrid (UMI 90 x UMI 285) x UMI 112

4521 (R)

5694 (I)

94

Dark yellow colour seeds, Resistant to powdery mildew and stem borer, high protein content

COH(M)5

2006

UMI 285 x UMI 61

I: 5400

R:4280

 

100-105

Moderately resistant to stem borer; Bold, yellow colour grains; Suitable for all maize growing districts of Tamil Nadu

TNAU Maize Hybrid CO 6

2012

UMI 1200 x UMI 1230

I: 9000

R: 7500

105-110

Multiple disease resistance; Suitable for rainfed and irrigated condition