Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Varieties Released



Milestones of Achievements

  • A strong research foundation was laid in the field of spices
  • Collected and conserved over 5000 germplasm of 12 spices
  • 60 HYV released in 9 spices
  • Package of practices for different agro-ecological situation developed
  • Location specific agrotechniques developed/standardized in different spices
  • Management packages for major diseases evolved and popularised
  • Management packages for major insect-pests evolved and popularised
  • Multiplied and distributed seed/planting material for HYV in spices



Varieties of spice crops released through All India coordinated Research Project on Spices

Black pepper
Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield (kg/ha) Dry recovery% Piperine % Oleoresin% Essential oil % Salient features
1 Panniyur 1 F1 of Uthirankotta x Cheriyakaniyakadan 1242 35.3 5.3 3.5 3.5 Do not tolerate shade, moderately high oleoresin (11.8%) long spikes & bold berries
2 Panniyur 2 Open pollinated progeny of Balankotta 2570 35.7 6.6 10.9 3.4 Shade tolerant, rich in oleoresin high pipline
3 Panniyur 3 F1 of Uthirankotta x Cheriyankaniyakadan 1953 27.8 5.2 12.7 3.1 Late maturing, suitable for all pepper growing region, performs well under open situation. Long spikes & bold berries
4 Panniyur 4 Clonal selection from Kuthiravally 1277 34.7 4.4 9.2 2.1 Stable yielder, performs well under adverse condition also
5 Panniyur 5 Open pollinated progeny of Perumkodi 1107 35.7 5.3 12.33 3.8 Suitable for both monocropping & mixed crop in coconut/arecanut gardens. Long spikes
6 Panniyur 6 Clonal selection from Karimunda 2127 33 4.9 8.27 1.33 Steady and stable yielder tolerant to drought and adverse climatic conditions. Suitable for open condition as well as partial shade
7 Panniyur 7 Open pollinated progeny of Kalluvally 1410 34 5.6 10.6 1.5 Vigorous, hardy and a regular bearer, long spike, high piperine (5.6%) tolerates adverse climatic condition suitable open and shaded conditions.
8 Sreekara Clonal selection from Karimunda 2677 35 5.1 13 7 Suitable for all pepper growing regions.
9 Subhakara Clonal selection from Karimunda 2352 35 3.4 12.4 6 High quality line (12.4% oleoresin), with wider adaptability to all pepper growing tracts.
10 Panchami Clonal selection from Aimpiriyan 2828 34 4.7 12.5 3.4 Late maturing variety with excellent fruit set.
11 Pournami Clonal selection from Ottaplackal 2333 31 4.1 13.8 3.4 High yielding variety, tolerant to root knot nematode.
12 IISR Sakthi Open pollinated progeny of Perambramundi. 2253 43 3.3 10.2 3.7 Tolerant to Phytophthora capsici
13 IISR Thevam Clonal selection of Thevamundi, 2481 32.5 1.6 8.15 3.1 Vines grow vigorously,stable yielding field tolerant to Phytophthora
14 IISR Girimunda Hybrid between Narayakodi x Neelamundi 2880 32 2.2 9.65 3.4 Recommended for rainfed conditions,suitable for high elevation
15 IISR Malabar Excel Hybrid between Cholamundi x Panniyur-1 1440 32.3 11.7 2.4 2.8 Suitable for high elevation and plains
16 PLD –2 Clonal selection from Kottanadan 2475   3 15.45 4.8 Late maturity high quality cultivar, recommended for Trivandrum and Quilon districts of Kerala.
* Yield Kg/ha (Dry)

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield (kg/ha) Dry recovery% Oil % 1,8 Cineol % a - terpenyl acetate % Salient features
1 Mudigere 1 Clonal selection from Malabar type 300 20 8 36 42 Erect and compact panicle, suitable for high density planting, moderately tolerant to thrips, hairy caterpillar and white grubs,pubescent leaf.Short panicle,pale green,oval bold capsule
2 Mudigere 2 Clonal selection from open pollination of Malabar type 475   8 45 38 Early maturing variety, suitable for high density planting ,round/oval bold capsules.
3 PV 1 A selection from Walayar collection ,Malabar type 260 19.9 6.8 33 46 An early maturing type,short panicle,elongated slightly ribbed light green capsules,Long, bold capsule
4 PV 2 Selection from OP Seedlings of PV-1,a Malabar type 982 23.8 10.45     Early maturing,unbranched lengthy panicle,Long bold capsules, high dry recovery percentage, field tolerant to stem borer and thrips,suitable fro elevation range of 1000-1200 m above MSL.
5 ICRI 1 Selection from Chakkupalam collection, a Malabar type 325 22.9 8.7 29 38 An early maturing type globose,round and extra bold dark green capsules ; medium sized panicle with profusely flowering , early maturing type, round and bold capsule.
6 ICRI 2 Clonal selection from germplasm collection,Mysore type 375 22.5       Performs well under high altitude and irrigated condition,medium long panicles,oblong bold and parrot green capsules, tolerant to azhukal disease
7 ICRI 3 Selection from Malabar type 440 22 6.6 54 24 Early maturing long pubescent leaves,tolerant to rhizome rot disease,oblong,bold parrot green capsules. suitable for hill zone of Karnataka
8 ICRI 4 TDK4 Clonal selection from Vadagaraparai area of lower pulleys,a Malabar type 455   6.4     Early maturity,medium sized panicles,Globose bold capsules.Suitable for low rainfall areas, relatively tolerant to rhizome rot and capsule borer
9 ICRI 5              
10 IISR Kodagu Suvasini (CCS-1) Selection from OP progeny of CL-37 from RRS Mudigere,Malabar type 745 22 8.7 42 37 Early maturing,suitable for high density planting,long panicle.tolerant to rhizome rot,thrips,shoot/panicle/capsule borer.
11 IISR Avinash (RR-1) A selection from OP progeny of CCS-1, a malabar type 847 20.8 6.7 30.4 35.5 Has extended flowering period,dark green capsules and retains it’s colour even after processing.Tolerant to rhizome rot,shoot/panicle/capsule borer.Highsuitable for planting in valleys and rhizome rot prone areas and intensive cultivation.
12 IISR Vijetha (NKE-12) Clonal selection from field resistant plants for Katte,a Malabar type 643 22 7.9 45 23.4 Virus resistant selection with high percentage of bold capsules.Recommended to moderate rainfall areas with moderate high shaded and mosaic infected areas,field tolerant to thrips and borer as well as mosaics.

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield (kg/ha) Dry recovery% Oleoresin % Crude fibre % Essential oil % Duration Salient features
1 Suprabha Clonal selection from Kunduli local 16.6 20.5 8.9 4.4 1.9 229 Plumpy rhizome, less fibre,wide adaptability,suitable for both early and late sowing.
2 Suruchi Clonal selection from Kunduli local 11.6 23.5 10.9 3.8 2.0 218 Profuse tillering,bold rhizome, early maturing, suitable for both rainfed and irrigated condition.
3 Suravi Induced mutant of Rudrapur local 17.5 23.6 10.2 4.0 2.1 225 Plumpy rhizome, dark skinned yellow fleshed,suitable for both irrigated and rainfed conditions.
4 Himgiri Clonal selection from Himachal collection 13.5 20.2 4.29 1.6 6.05 230 Best for green ginger less susceptible to rhizome rot disease, suitable for rainfed condition.
5 IISR Varada Selection from germplasm 22.66 19.5 6.7 3.29-4.50 1.7 200 High yielder,high quality bold rhizome,low fibre content.Wide adaptability and tolerant to diseases.
6 IISR Mahima Selection from germplasm 23.2 23 4.5 3.26 1.72 200 High yielder,plumpy extra bold rhizomes, resistant to M. incognita and M. javanica pathotype 1
7 IISR Rejatha Selection from germplasm 22.4 20.8 6.3 4 2.36 200 High yielder,plumpy and bold rhizome
* Yield tonnes/ha (fresh)

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield (kg/ha) Dry recovery% Curcumin % Oleoresin % Essential oil % Crop duration Salient features
1 CO.1 Vegetative mutant by x-ray irradiation of Erode local 30.5 19.5 3.2 6.7 3.7 270 Bold and orange yellow rhizomes, suitable for drought prone areas, water logged, hilly areas saline and alkaline areas
2 BSR.1 Clonal selection from Erode local irradiated with x rays 30.7 20.5 4.2 4 3.7 285 Bright yellow rhizome suitable for problem soils and drought prone areas of Tamil Nadu.
3 BSR.2 Induced mutant from Erode local 32.7         245 A high yielding short duration variety with bigger rhizomes, resistant to scale insects
4 Krishna Clonal selection from Tekurpeta collection 9.2 16.4 2.8 3.8 2 240 Plumpy rhizomes, moderately resistant to pests and diseases
5 Sugandham Clonal selection from germplasm 15.0 23.3 3.1 11 2.7 210 Thick, round rhizomes with short internodes. Moderately tolerant to pest and diseases
6 Roma Clonal selection from T.Sunder 20.7 31 6.1 13.2 4.2 250 Suitable for both rainfed and irrigated condition. Ideal for hilly areas and late sown season.
7 Suroma Clonal selection from T. Sunder by x- ray irradiation 20.0 26 6.1 13.1 4.4 253 Round and plumpy rhizome, field tolerance to leaf blotch, leaf spot and rhizome scales.
8 Ranga Clonal selection from Rajpuri local 29.0 24.8 6.3 13.5 4.4 250 Bold and spindle shaped mother rhizome, suitable for late sown condition and low lying areas. Moderately resistant to leaf blotch and scales
9 Rasmi Clonal selection from Rajpuri local 32.0 23 6.4 13.4 4.4 240 Bold rhizomes, suitable for both rainfed and irrigated condition, early and late sown season
10 Rajendra Sonia Selection from local germplasm 42.0 18 8.4   5 225 Bold and plumpy rhizome
11 Megha turmeric 1 Selection form Lakadong type 23.0 16.37 6.8     300-315 High curcumin content and bold rhizomes,suitable for North east hilla and North west Bengal.
12 Pant Peetabh Clonal selection from local type 29.0 18.5 7.5 - 1 - Resistant to rhizome rot
13 Suranjana (TCP-2) Clonal selection from local types of west Bengal suitable for open and shaded condition 29.0 21.2 5.7 10.9 4.1 235 Tolerant to rhizome rot and leaf blotch; resistant to rhizome scales and moderately resistant to shoot borer
14 Suvarna Selection from germplasm,collected from Assam 17.4 20 4.3 13.5 7 200 Bright orange coloured rhizome with slender fingers,field tolerant to pest and diseases.
15 Suguna Selection from germplasm, collected from AP 29.3 20.4 4.9 13.5 6 190 Early maturing, field tolerant to rhizome rot.
16 Sudarsana Selection from germplasm, collected from Singhat, Manipur 28.8 20.6 5.3 15 7 190 Early maturing, field tolerant to rhizome rot.
17 IISR Prabha Open pollinated progeny selection 37.0 19.5 6.5 15 6.5 205 High yielding varitey
18 IISR Prathibha Open pollinated progeny selection 39.1 18.5 6.2 16.2 6.2 225 High yielding varitey
19 IISR Kedaram Clonal selection from germplasm 34.5 18.9 5.5 13.6   210 Resistant to leaf blotch.
20 IISR Alleppey Supreme Selection from Alleppey Finger turmeric 35.4 19 5.55 16 - 210 Tolerant to leaf blotch.
21 Kanthi Clonal selection from Mydukur variety of Andhra Pradesh 37.65 20.15 7.18 8.25 5.15 240-270 Erect leaf with broad lamina, big mother rhizomes with medium bold fingers and closer internodes
22 Sobha Clonal selection from local type 35.88 19.38 7.39 9.65 4.24 240-270 High Yielding Varitey with high curcumin content (7.39%), Erect leaves with narrow lamina. Mother rhizome big with medium bold figures and closer internodes. Inner core of rhizomes is dark orange like Alleppey. More territory rhizomes.
23 Sona Clonal selection from local germplasm 21.29 18.88 7.12 10.25 4.4 240-270 Orange yellow rhizome,medium bold with low territory fingers.Best suited for central zone of Kerala.rhizome medium bold. Field tolerant to leaf blotch.
24 Varna Clonal selection from local germplasm 21.89 19.05 7.87 10.8 4.56 240-270 Bright orange yellow rhizome,medium bold with closer internodes,territory fingers present.suited to central zone of Kerala. Field tolerant to leaf blotch
* Yield tonnes/ha (fresh)

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield(kg/ha) Bark recovery % Bark oil % Leaf oil % Salient features
1 YCD.1 Clonal selection from op seedings progenies of Sri Lankan type 360 35.3 2.8 3 Good bark recovery adopted to wide range of soil and rainfed conditions.Recommended for high ranges at 500-1000m above MSL.
2 PPI (C) -1 Selection from OP seedlings progeny introduced from Sri Lanka 980 34.22 2.9 3.3 Suitable for cultivation in high rainfall zones and hill regions of tamil Nadu at an altitude range of 100-500 m MSL.
3 Konkan Tej Seedling selection from progenies of Sri Lankan accessions 334 29.16
3.2 2.28 Superior qualities with 3.2% bark oil with bark recovery 29.16%,cinnamaldehyde in bark oil 70.23,eugenol in bark oil 6.93%,eugenol in leaf oil 75.5%,yields 4.10kg fresh bark.
4 Sugandhini(ODC-130) Single tree selection from Wayanadu local collection.A Sri Lankan type 640 51.0 0.94 1.6 Recommended for cultivation for leaf oil production,cinnamaldehyde in bark oil 45%, eugenol in leaf oil 93.7%;released mainly for leaf oil purpose.densly foliage.
5 RRL(B) C-6 Selection from germplasm collection-OP seedling progenies 250       High quality,sweet and pungent bark with 83% cinnaldehyde content in bark oil,94.0% eugenol in leaf oil,leaf oil 0.8% .Spreading,branching,nature.
6 IISR Nithyashree Clonal selection from OP seedling progeny 200   2.7 3 Good regeneration capacity,bark and leaf oleoresin contents are high.Good bark recovery with good aroma and taste.Bark oleoresin-10.0%.
7 IISR Navashree Selection from Op seedling progeny of Sri Lankan collection 200 40.6 2.7 2.8 High quality line,good bark recovery with good aroma and taste,grow well in plains and high elevations.High cinnamaldehyde content (73%) in bark oil,medium quality High shoot regeneration.Bark oleoresin 8%, cinnamaldehyde in leaf oil 15%,eugenol in bark oil 6%,eugenol in leaf oil 62%.

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield Myristicin % Elimicin % Salient features
1 Konkan Sugandha Single plant selection from local seedling population 200- 526 fruits/ tree     Adaptable in Konkan region. Tree canopy is conical and compact. No incidence of major pests / disease
2 Konkan Swad Selection from nutmeg seedling from Ratnagiri district 761.38 fruits/tree     Adapted in Konkan region with warm,humid condition as well as shade provision.canopy erect,conical shape.contain 39.85 essential oil in seed and 10.9 % in mace. No incidence of major pests / disease are noticed
3 IISR Viswasree Clonal selection from elite germplasm 1000 fruits/tree(1.33Kg mace, 9kg dry,3122Kg/ha)     Bushy and compact canopy, low incidence of fruit rot. Nut recovery 70%,mace recovery 35%,oil, 7.14% mace oil ,oleoresin 2.48% and mace 13.85 respectively,butter 30.9%,myristicin 12.48% and mace 20.03% respectively. Especially suitable under mixed cropping system

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield (kg/ha) Essential oil % Duration (days) Salient features
1 Guj. Cor.1 Selection from germplasm 1100 0.35 112 Suitable for early sowing, erect plant,round bold grains, moderately tolerant to wilt and powdery mildew
2 Co.1 Selection from Koilpatti local 440 0.27 110 A variety with small statuted plant, suitable for rainfed areas and for greens and grains, small grain
3 Co.2 Reselection from culture P2 of Gujarat 520 0.40 90-100 A dual purpose variety, suitable for saline, and alkaline and drought prone areas seeds oblong,medium.
4 Co.3 Reselection from Acc.695 of IARI, New Delhi type 650 0.38-0.41 85-95 A dual purpose variety, good yielder, medium sized grains, suitable for both rainfed and irrigated condition, rabi as well as kharif season. Field tolerant to powdery mildew, wilt and grain mould.
5 Co(CR).4 Reselection from germplasm ATP77 guntur collection 600 0.4 65-70 Early maturing variety suitable for both rainfed and irrigated condition; grains oblong and medium; field tolerant to wilt and grain mould
6 Guj.Cor.2 Reselection from Co.2 1450 0.40   Semi spreading type, suitable for early sowing,moderately tolerant to powdery mildew,grains oblong,lodging and shattering resistant.
7 Rajendra Swathi Pureline selection from Muzaffarpur collection 1300 0.65   Medium sized plant with fine,aromatic round grains,Suitable for intercropping, field tolerance to aphids
8 Sadhana Mass selection from local Alur collection 1025 0.20 95-110 A dual purpose,semi-erect variety ; Suitable for rainfed condition field tolerance to white fly, mites and aphids. A mid-late variety withstands moisture stress, responded well to input management under optimum moisture level.
9 Swathi Mass selection from Nandyal germplasm 855 0.30 82-85 Plants medium size semi-erect type, early maturing variety, suitable for rainfed condition, and late sown season. Field tolerant to white fly,moderately tolerant to disease. Suits well to the areas where the soil moisture retentiveness in compariably less, being early maturity. It escapes powdery mildew disease.
10 CS 287 Reselection from Guntur collection 600     Early maturing variety, suitable for both rainfed and irrigated condition. Field tolerant to wilt and grain mould.
11 Sindhu Mass selection germplasm,Warangal local 1000 0.40 100-110 Oval medium breakable grains, suitable for rainfed areas, tolerant to wilt, powdery mildew as well as drought condition,medium duration.
12 Hisar Anand Mass selection from Haryana collection 1400 0.35 - A medium tall dual purpose variety,oval medium sized seeds, wider adaptability to different soil conditions.Resistant to lodging due to spreading habit.
13 Hisar Sugandh Mass selection from indigenous germplasm 1400     Suitable for irrigated conditions.Resistant to stem gall diseases.
14 Hisar Surabhi Mass selection from local germplasm 1800 0.4-0.5 130-140 Bushy erect plant type, seed medium, oblong; tolerant to frost, less susceptabile to aphids, medium duration
15 Azad Dhania-1 Mass selection from Kalyanpur germplasm collection 1000 0.29 120-125 Erect, early branching, number of umbellates per umbel 5, tolerant to moisture stress, powdery mildew and aphids.
16 Pant haritima Selection from local type Pant Dhania 1200 0.4 150-160 Tall erect plant, a dual purpose type, good yielder of leaves, smaller seeds with high oil. Resistant to stem gall..
17 DWA 3* Purelineselection from Karnataka collection 400 0.27 - A dual purpose variety and for seed production in rabi crop, moderately tolerant to powdery mildew, black clay soils are best suited
18 CIMPOS-33 Selection from germplasm introduced from Bulgaria 2100 1.3 - Tall erect, compact, profusely branching and flowering, grains small and bold. Mainly recommended for oil production.
19 ACR- 01-256(NRCSS ACR-1) Reselection from EC-467683 from Russia 1100 0.35-5 - Dual purpose variety, long duration, resistant to stem gall and wilt.
20 RCr 20 Recurrent half sib election from Jaipur local 900 0.25 100-110 Medium sized bushy plant suitable for rainfed crop or limited moisture condition and heavy soils of south Rajastan. Moderately resistant to stem gall, bold grains,early maturity.
21 RCr.41 Recurrent half sib selection from local type from “Kotta” 909 0.25 130-140 A tall erect plant with thick stem.Grows well under irrigated conditions, resistant to stem gall, wilt and moderately resistant to powdery mildew ;small seeds (9.3g/1000 seed),long duration varitey
22 RCr 435 Recurrent selection from local germplasm from Jalore 1000 0.33 110-130 Plants are bushy, erect, bold seeds, medium sized, medium maturing variety, adapted for irrigated condition moderately resistant to root knot and powdery mildew.
23 RCr 436 Recurrent half sib selection from local germplasm from Kotta 1100 0.33 90-100 Plants semi dwarf, bushy type with quick early growth and bold seeds.Resistant to root rot and root knot nematodes most suitable for limited moisture condition and heavy soils of south Rajasthan
24 RCr446 Half sib selection from local type from Jaipur local 1200 0.33   Plants tall, are leafy erect with higher number of seeds per umbel.Seeds are medium in size and moderately resistant to stem gall.
25 RCr 684 Mutation breeding of gamma rays. Induced mutant of Rcr-20 990 0.32 110-120 A variety, resistant to stemgall and less susceptible the powdery mildew .Adapted to medium heavy textured soil and sandy loam soil under irrigation.Seeds of the variety are bold.Plants are toleran and erect with higher number of seeds per umbel,medium maturity.
• Yield Kg/ha (Dry)

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield (kg/ha) Essential oil Crude fibre Duration (days) Salient features
1 Mc.43 Selection from germplasm 580 2.7 15.5   Plant semi spreading, grains bold lustering withstand lodging and shattering, moderately tolerant resistant to Fusarium wilt, Alternaria blight & powdery mildew.
2 Guj. Cumin 1 Selection from local germplasm (Vijaypur -5) 550 3.6 14.25   Plants bushy and spreading, grains bold , linear oblong; Withstand shattering and lodging, moderately tolerant to wilt, powdery mildew and blight.
3 RZ-19 Recurrent selection from UC.19 500       Erect plant, bold, lustrous grain, tolerant to wilt and blight suitable for late sowing season.
4 Guj Cumin 2 Pure line selection from M2 irradiated seeds from MC-43 620 4 22.1   Bushy plant, good branching habit, grains bold, medium sized, lustrous grain, tolerant to wilt and blight suitable for late sowing season
5 Guj. Cumin 3 Recurrent selection derived from W.German entry EC-232689 620 4.4     Bushy dwarf plant, fruit medium sized, frost wilt resistant variety suitable for winter season in limited irrigation. Higher essential oil content, seed pungent with good aroma
6 RZ-19 Recurrent single plant progeny selection from Ajmeer 560     140-150 Erect plant, pink flowers, bold, lustrous grain, gray pubescent, tolerant to wilt and blight suitable for late sowing season.
7 5-404 Selection from local germplasm 350 2.2 7.7   An erect plant, medium sized fruit, moderately tolerant to powdery mildew.
8 RZ-209 Recurrent single plant progeny selection from Jore 650     120-130 A variety shown some resistance with blight and wilt disease
9 RZ-223 Mutation breeding in UC-216 600 3.0-3.5   120-130 Wider adaptability, resistant to wilt, superior in yield and seed quality over RZ-19.Plants bushy, semi-erect, long bold attractive seeds, medium duration.
10 Ac-01-167 Reselection from EC-243373 515 3     Bold seeds resistant to wilt.
* Yield Kg/ha (Dry)

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield (kg/ha) Essential oil% Crude fibre % Duration (days) Salient features
1 PF – 35 Selection from local germplasm 1280       Plant tall and spreading moderately tolerant to leaf spot, leaf blight and sugary diseases
2 Co.1 Reselection from PF 35 570     220 Medium statured, diffuse branching, Suitable for intercropping and border cropping with chilli and turmeric. Suitable for drought prone, water logged, saline and alkaline conditions
3 Guj Fennel 1 Pure line selection from Vijaypur local 1695       Plant tall and bushy, shattering and lodging, suitable for early sowing and rabi crop, reasonably tolerant to drought, moderately tolerant to sugery disease, oblong, medium bold and dark green seeds.
4 Guj fennel 2 Pedigree selection from local germplasm 1940 2.4     Plants bushy, bold grains, rich in volatile oil and suitable for both rain fed and irrigated condition
5 RF 101 Recurrent half sib selection from local germplasm collection from Jobner 1400     150-160 Errect medium tall nature,medium maturity type with long bold grains, most suitable for loamy and black cotton soil.
6 S-7-9 Slection 1100 1.2 24 210 A bushy plant with big umbel, moderately tolerant to blight.
7 Guj Fennel II Selection based on individual plant progeny performance from local germplasm 2489 1.8   148 A medium maturity type adopted to rabi season un der irrigation; seeds medium bold.
8 RF 125 Reccurent half sib selection is an exortic collection EC 243380 from Italy 1700     110-130 Plants are short statured with compact umbels and long bold seeds when green presence, denser view of plants. Tollerent to sugery disease.
9 Hisar Sawrup Mass selection from indigenous germplasm of Haryana 1600 1.6   175-185 Plants grow up right, spreading, gives a bushy appearance. A late maturity type grain long and bold, resistant to lodging, no shattering of grains.
10 Azad Sanuf-1 Selection from germplasm 1500 2   160-170 Medium plants, resistant to blight and root rot desases. Escapes attack of aphids due to early maturity, seeds are bold green.
11 Pant Madhurika Pure line selection from local germplasm     180-185   Tall robust eruct plant with big umbels having bold seeds with green fine ridgs sweet in taste, medium maturity.
12 Rajendra Sourabha NA NA NA NA NA NA
13 AF-01-119NRCSS-AF1 Recurrent selection from individual plant progeny 1950       Medium maturity seed, bold,tolerent to blight
14 RF 143 Recurrent selection from individual plant progeny 1200 1.87     Medium tall and reccomented for loamy and black cotton soils
* Yield Kg/ha (Dry)

Sl No. Variety Pedigree/Parentage *Av. yield (kg/ha) Seed protein % Duration (days) Salient features
1 Co.1 Reselection from TG-2356 introduced for North India 680   80-85 A quick growing, dual purpose , early maturing variety tolerant to root rot disease. Seeds contain 21.7% protein.
2 Co 2 Selection from CF 390 480   85-90 Short duration dual purpose variety , field tolerant to Rhizoctonia root rot disease, suitable for both kharif and rabi season.Early maturity,short duration.
3 Rajendra kanti Pure line selection from Reghunathpur collection 1300 9.5   Medium sized bushy plant; early maturity, suitable for intercropping in both kharif and rabi season, field tolerant to cercospora leaf spot, powdery mildew and aphids.
4 RMt.1i Pure line selection from Nagpur local 1400 21   Vigorous semi erect medium sized,moderately branched growth habit, medium sized,bold and attractive typically yellow coloured grains, moderately resistant to root knot nematode and powdery mildew and aphids
5 Lam sel.1 Selection from germplasm collection of Uttar Pradesh 740 53   Dual purpose varieties, early muturing, bushy type and medium height940cm0, more number of branches and green matter. When cultivated for green leaf purpose it gives an average green yield of 12 tonnes per hectare. Field tolerant to major pests and ases.
6 Hisar Sonali Pure line selection from germpalsm 1700     Tall and bushy vigorous growing variety, dual purpose variety, late maturity (140-145 days), suitable for cultivation under irrigated condition.Moderately resistant to root rot and aphids.
7 Hisar suvarna Pureline selection from local germplasm 1600     A quick growing, erect and tall, dual purpose, medium maturity (130-140days) , moderately resistant to percospora and powdery mildew.Wider adaptability,suitable for cultivation throughout the country.
8 Hisar Madhavi Pureline selection from local germplasm of UP 1900     A quick growing, erect and tall, dual purpose, medium maturity (130-140days) , moderately resistant to powdery mildew and to downy mildew .A variety with under adaptability suitable for both irrigated and rainfed condition.
9 Hisar Muktha Pureline selection natural green seed coated mutant line from UP 2000     A quick growing seedtype variety, medium maturity (135-140days) , moderately resistant to powdery mildew and to downy mildew.Erect and tall plants.Wide adaptability.Suitable for both irrigated and rainfed condition
10 RMt 303 Mutation breeding from variety RMt 1 1900     Medium maturity variety (145- 150 days) seeds bold ,with typical yellow colour ,less susceptible to powdery mildew
11 RMt305 Mutation breeding from variety RMt 1 1300     First determinant type, multipodant, early maturing, wider adaptability, resistant to powdery mildew and rootknot nematodes .Seeds bold, attractive and yellow, duration 120-125 days.
12 Guj Methi 1 Recurrent selection based on pure line selection from J. Fenu 102 1864     The first variety from Gujarat released for the state.Plant dwarf.
13 RMt143 RMt143 1600   140-150 Moderately resistant to powdery mildew , seeds bold yellow colour,suitable for heavier soils.
14 Rajendra Abha (Kasuri Methi) NA NA NA NA NA
15 Pant Ragini Selection from local germplasm 1200   170-175 A dual purpose tall bushy type resistant to downy mildew and root rots, medium maturity. Seed contain 2-2.5% essential oil
16 Rajendra Khushba NA NA NA NA NA
17 Pusa Early bunchy NA NA NA NA NA
18 AM-01-35 Selection from local germplasm 1720     Dual purpose, tolerant to powdery mildew
* Yield Kg/ha (Dry)

Varieties released in different spices for cultivation in India

Spices Total No Varieties
Black pepper 8 Panniyur-1, Panniyur-2, Panniyur-3, Panniyur-4, Panniyur-5, Panniyur-6, Panniyur-7 and PLD-2
Cardamom 7 Mudigere 1, Mudigere 2, PV-1, ICRI-1, ICRI-2, ICRI-3, ICRI-4
Ginger 4 Suprabha, Suruchi, Surabhi, Himgiri
Turmeric 14 CO-1, Sugandham, BSR-1, BSR-2, Roma, Suroma, Ranga, Rasmi, Rajendra Sonia, Kanthi, Megha Tur. 1, Krishna, Sobha, TCP-2
Coriander 18 CO. 1, CO. 2, CO. 3, CS-287, Guj. Coriander-1, Guj. Coriander-2, Rajendra Swathi, RCr-41, Sadhana, Swathi, Sindhu, RCr-20, RCr-435, RCr-436, RCr-684, Hisar Anand, Hisar Sugandh, UD-446
Cumin 6 Guj. Cumin-1, Guj. Cumin-2, Guj. Cumin-3, RZ-19, MC-43, S-404
Fennel 5 PF-35, Guj. Fennel-1, Guj. Fennel-2, CO.1, RF-101
Fenugreek 11 . 1, CO. 2, Rajendra Kanti, RMt-1, Lam Sel. -1, Hisar Sonali, Guj. Methi-1, RMt-303, Hisar Suvarna, Hisar Madhaci, Hisar Muktha
Mango ginger 1 Amba
Cinnamon 2 Konkan Tej, YCD-1
Nutmeg 1 Kokan Sugandha

Varieties Identified/Recommended for release in the XVII Workshop of AICRPS

Crop Variety Percentage with Pedigree Year of/Recommended for Release Recommended Region
Coriander Hisar Surabhi
Selection from local germplasm (Mass selection) 2004 Haryana & other states
Cumin RZ-223
Mutation of UC-216 (Mutation breeding) 2004 Rajasthan
Fennel Gujarat Fennel-11
Selection based on single plant progeny performance (Selection) 2004 Gujarat under irrigated condition during Rabi season
  Hisar Swarup
Selection from indigenous germplasm (Mass selection) 2004 Haryana under irrigated conditions
Selection from local germplasm of Sarwad (Ajmer) area (Recurrent selection based on individual plant progeny (half-sib) 2004 Rajasthan
Fenugreek RMt-305
Mutation of RMt-1 (Pure line selection) 2004 Rajasthan