Tamil Nadu Agricultural University releases 14 new varieties of crops
Commodity Online | January 17 2019
UPDATED 13:05:04 IST

India Crude Oil production declines 4.15% in FY19

Crude Oil prices to average $66 a barrel in 2019: World Bank

US Crude Oil output up slightly last week: EIA

Govt procures 55.17 lakh tonne of Wheat in 2019

India Edible Oil imports may rise to 15.4 MT in 2018-19: report

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has released 14 new diverse crop varieties for the benefit of the farming community.

The varieties include Rice ADT 53 (short duration, 105 days), Rice VGD1 (semi dwarf, 130 days), Little millet ATL1 (samai), Greengram VBN 4, Groundnut BSR 2, Castor YTP 1, Kadam MTP 1 (for pulp and plywood), Bottlegourd PLR 2, Garlic Ooty 2, Star Jasmine CO 1, Kufri Sahyadri (potato), and banana varieties Kaveri Saba, Kaveri Kalki, Kaveri Sugantham.

The State Variety Release Committee has given its approval for the release of crops.

Kufri Sahyadri, a high yielding medium maturing potato variety has been released by CPRI, Ooty. Suited for cultivation in summer, autumn and spring, the average yield of tuber ranged between 28 and 35 tonnes/ha.




 

Commodity Arrivals Rate
Mustard Oil 6 9650.00
Coconut Oil 1 17500.00
Arecanut 70 2600.00
Sugar 223 3230.00

More

×