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Varieties

Parentage

Year of release

Duration (days)

Grain yield  

(Kg/ha)

Rainfed   Irrigated

Special features

Co 1

Pureline selection from Coimbatore local (culture No.68)

 

1952

135

750

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Long duration and  suitable for rainfed .

ADT 1

Pureline selection from Aduthurai local

 

1966

80

500(rice fallow)

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Suitable for rice fallow

JGG 1 (Rajendran)

Selection from Jayankondam local

 

1972

65

625

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Tolerant to drought

Co 2

Pureline selection from PLS 365/3

 

1973

65

600

1200

Suitable for irrigated conditions

Co 3

Pureline selection from PLS 362/2

 

1976

65-75

600

1250

Suitable for rainfed condition , tolerant to root rot and yellow mosaic virus

KM 1

S.8 x PS 16

 

1978

65-70

708

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Tolerant to YMV  and pod borer

KM 2

No.122 x S.9

 

1978

6--65

767

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Tolerant to YMV and pod borer

Co 4

Gamma irradiated mutant of Co 1 (20 kR)

 

1981

85

700-900

1250-1500

High biomass, suitable for rainfed condition

ADT 2

ADT 1/AB 33

1982

70

850 (rice fallow)

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Resistant to powdery mildew , suitable for rice fallow

ADT 3

H 70 - 16 / Rajendran/G.65

 

1988

70

500 (rice fallow)

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Resistant to YMV and stemfly.

Paiyur1

Pureline selection form DPT 703

1988

85-90

700

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Higher grain yield,low incidence of YMV, suited for rainfed tracts of Dharmapuri, Madurai, Ramnad, Tirunelveli and Periyar Districts.

 

Vamban 1

Hybrid derivative of (S.8 x PIMS 3)

 

1989

65-70

800

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High yield, tolerant to YMV

Co 5

KM 2x MG 50-10 (G)

1990

75

900

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High biomass, resistant to tip blight, tolerant to powdery mildew and root rot.  Suitable for rainfed cropping.

 

K1

Co 4 x ML 65

1998

70-75

670

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Tolerant to drought. Suitable for pure and cotton based intercropping systems.

 

Co 6

WGG 37 x Co 5

1999

62-67

850

1300

Resistant to yellow masaic virus, suited to all greengram growing tracts of Tamil Nadu.

 

Vamban 

(Gg) 2

VGG 4 x MH 309

2001

65-70

750

900

Shiny grains, lobed leaves  and resistant to YMV

 

VRM (Gg)1

 

Selection  from K851

2001

60-70

1100

-

Location specific  variety.    Suited  to Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts.

Co(Gg) 7

MGG 336 x CoGG 902

2006

62

978

-

High yielder, short duration, high protein content (25.2%).  Seeds are medium bold with good cooking quality.