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Bengalgram

Varieties

Parentage

Year of release

Duration (days)

Grain yield 

(Kg/ha)

Rainfed   Irrigated

Special features

Co 1

Pureline selection from Coimbatore local

 

1953

100

700

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A good rainfed strain

Co 2

Pureline selection  from G.62-404

1979

90

980

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Tolerant to wilt, resistant to phyllody, 25% yield increase over CO 1 under rainfed condition.

 

Co 3

Pureline selection from Maharastra collection

 

1986

85

1000

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Tolerant to root rot, wilt and phyllody.

 

Co 4

ICCC 42 x ICC12237

1998

80-85

1150

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Attractive desi bold grains (30-32g/100 seeds). Tolerant to root rot.