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Ragi

Variety / Hybrid

Common Name

Year of release

Duration in days

Yield Kg/ha

Special attributes

AKP 1

Arakkapatti strain

1940

90

900 lb /ac Grain

2000 lb/ac  (Straw)

-do-

AKP 2

Arakkapatti strain

1940

85

900 lb /ac Grain

2000 lb/ac  (Straw)

-do-

CO 1

EC 593

1942

120

1135 (I)
Grain

8200 (I)

Straw

Suited for rainfed and irrigated.  Drought tolerant

CO 2

EC 3517 multi ragi

1942

110

929 (I)

Grain
5450 (I)

Straw

-do-

CO 3

Mutant from CO 1

1942

110

910 (I)

Grain

5500 (I)

Straw

-do-

PLR 1

Perum ragi

1942

110

910 Kg/ac

(Grain)

3636  Kg/ac (Straw)

-do-

CO 4

Local ragi of Palladam

1942

140

1200 (Grain)

18000

(Straw)

Suited for rainfed and irrigated

K 1

Kovilpatti

1948

135

910kg-Gr

6365kg-St

-do-

CO 7

Local ragi

1953

100

1364 Kg/ac (Grain)

5400 Kg/ac (Straw)

-do-

CO 5

Economics sel of millet breeding station

1953

115

1364 (I)

Grain

15000 Straw

-do-

CO 6

Sel. From cross EC 1540 X EC 2985

1953

120

773 Kg/ac

(Grain)

8182 Kg/ac

Straw

Suited for rainfed and irrigated.  Drought tolerant

K 2

Karum surattai ragi

1955

135

1365kg-Gr

6365kg-St

 

-do-

CO 8

Sel. From natural cross of selupet taluk of Nellore district, Andhra

1963

85

1000

Kg/ac (Grain)

2273 Kg/ac (Straw)

S – 2800

Suitable for irrigated and rainfed. Drought tolerant

CO 9

White Ragi

1970

100

4500

-do-

CO 10

Marua Ragi

1973

85

3500 Grain

-do-

CO 11

PLS from MS 2584

1978

95

4000 Grain

9000 Straw

Suited for irrigated and rainfed

CO 12

Selection from PR 722 of Reddapuram

1985

110-120

3928

Kg/ha Grain 11000

Kg/ha

Straw

Suitable for rainfed and irrigated

Paiyur 1

Pureline

1986

115-120

3125-R-Grain

5250-R-Straw

Suitable for rainfed and irrigated

CO 13

CO 7 X TAHKO  7

1988

105

3600(I) Grain

2300 (R)

Grain

-

Trichy 1

Selection from HR 574

1989

100

4011.I.Gr

6800.I.St

 

Suited for irrigated and rainfed

CO (Ra) 14

A cross derivative involving Malawi 1305 × CO 13

2004

105–110

Grain

I 2892

R 2794

Straw

I 8113

R 8503

 

High seed and straw yield, non lodging, blast resistant with more number of productive tillers and long, well filled and more number of fingers, resistant to drought at field level