Castor

 

DCH-32 (Deepti)

DCH-32 (Deepti)
Year of release 1998
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 401 (E)-15-05-1998
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad
Pedigree / type of material LRES-17 x REC-5 (DCS-5)
Recommended states Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu,
Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat
Recommended ecology Rainfed areas of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh,
Tamilnadu, Karnataka and irrigated areas of
Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat
Duration Early
Days to maturity for first picking 85-95 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1030 (Rainfed)
2460 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to leafhopper, Suitable for early sown
conditions
Source of seed ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research,
Hyderabad

 

DCH-177 (Deepak)

dch-177
Year of release 1999
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 821 (E) 13-09-200
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad
Pedigree / type of material DPC-9 x DCS-9 (Jyothi)
Recommended states Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu,
Karnataka and Maharashtra
Recommended ecology Rainfed areas of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh,
Tamilnadu, Karnataka and irrigated areas of
Maharashtra
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 90-100 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 1550 (Rainfed)
2130 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt and whitefly
Resistant to lodging
Non-shattering
Moderately tolerant to Botrytis gray mold
Source of seed ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research,
Hyderabad

 

DCH-519

dch-519
Year of release 2006
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 599 (E) 25-04-2006
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad
Pedigree / type of material M-574 x DCS-78
Recommended states Castor growing regions of India
Recommended ecology Rainfed and irrigated conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 105-110 DAYS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1740 (Rainfed)
2130 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt, Resistant to leafhopper
Source of seed ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research,
Hyderabad

 

GAUCH-1 (VHB-44)

gauch-1
Year of release 1973-74
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 786 02-02-1976
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Oilseeds Research Station, GAU, Junagadh
Pedigree / type of material VP-1 x VI-9
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Early
Days to maturity for first picking 90-100 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 1520
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar

 

GCH-2 (VHB-150)

gch-2
Year of release 1984-85
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 258 (E) 14-05-1986
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Oilseeds Research Station, GAU, Junagadh
Pedigree / type of material VP-1 x JI-35, Hybrid
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 115-120 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 1750
Special features Resistant to root rot
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar

 

GCH-4 (SHB-18)

gch-4
Year of release 1986-87
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 10 (E) 01-01-1988
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by Oilseeds Research Station, GAU, S.K. Nagar
Pedigree / type of material VP-1 x 48-1
Recommended states Castor growing regions of India
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 100-110 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1985
Special attributes Tolerant to Fusarium wilt, Resistant to leafhoppers
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar

 

GCH-5 (SHB-145)

gch-5
Year of release 1995-96
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 647 (E) 09-09-1997
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by GAU, S.K. Nagar
Pedigree / type of material Geeta x SH-72
Recommended states Castor growing regions of India
Recommended ecology Irrigated conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 110-120 DAS
Growth habit Tall
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 2800
Special features Resistant to wilt and tolerant to root rot
Tolerant to jassids, whitefly, capsule borer and water stress
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar

 

GCH-6 (JHB-665)

gch-6
Year of release 1997-98
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 1050 (E) 26-10-1999
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by GAU, Junagadh
Pedigree / type of material JP 65 x JI-96, Hybrid
Recommended states Castor growing regions of India
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 95-105 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 1300 (Rainfed)
2300 (Irrigated)
Special features Tolerant to Fusarium wilt, resistant to Macrophomina root rot, non-shattering
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar

 

GCH-7 (SHB-758)

Image of Castor Hybrid GCH-7
Year of release 2007
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 1178 (E) 20-07-2007
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by SDAU, S. K. Nagar
Pedigree / type of material SKP-84/SKI-215
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 110-120 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 3000
Special features Resistant to nematode-wilt complex
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar

 

GCH-8 (SHB-896)

Image of Castor Hybrid GCH-8
Year of release 2018
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : S.O. 1379(E) Date:27-3-2018
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by Oilseeds Research Station, SDAU, S.K.Nagar
Pedigree / type of material JP-96 x DCS-89
Recommended states All castor growing states of India
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 95-105 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1895 (Rainfed)
3588 (Irrigated)
Special features Resistant to wilt, tolerant to root rot
Source of seed Castor-Mustard Research Station,
Sardarkrushinagar,
Dantiwada Agricultural University,
Sardarkrushinagar, Gujarat-385 506

 

GCH-9 (JHB-1018)

Image of Castor Hybrid GCH-9
Year of release 2018
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 6318 (E)-26-12-2018
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Main Oilseeds Research Station, JAU, Junagadh, Gujarat
Pedigree / type of material SKP-84 x PCS-124
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 110-120 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 3820 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt and Macrophomina root rot
Source of seed Main Oilseeds Research Station, JAU, Junagadh

 

GNCH-1 (NCH-1)

gnch-1
Year of release 2017
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : S.O. 2805 (E) 25-08-2017
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by NAU, Navsari, Gujarat
Pedigree / type of material SKP 84 x DCS-94
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated castor growing regions of Gujarat
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 100-112 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 2500
Special features Resistant to wilt and leafhopper
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar

 

HCH-6 (Hiriyur Castor Hybrid-6)

hch-6
Year of release 2016
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : S.O.354 (E), 24-11-2016
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by UAHS, Shivamogga
Pedigree / type of material DPC-9 X TMV-6
Recommended states Karnataka
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions, Zone-4 (Central Dry Zone)
Duration Early to Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 90-150 DAS
Growth habit Medium tall
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 1830
Special features Resistant to Fusarium wilt and whitefly at field
Source of seed UAHS, Shivamogga

 

ICH-66

Image of Castor Hybrid ICH-66
Year of release 2019
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 3220 (E) 05-09-2019
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad-500030
Pedigree / type of material SKP-84 x ICS-164
Recommended states AP, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Odisha
and Maharashtra
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to 50% flowering 50-51 DAS
Days to maturity for first picking 94-97 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1560 (Rainfed)
1450-1750
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt, Macrophomina root rot and leafhopper
Source of seed ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad-500030

 

PCH-111

PCH-111
Year of release 2012
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS),
PJTSAU, Palem, Telangana
Pedigree / type of material DPC-9 x CS-1
Recommended states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Early
Days to maturity for first picking 85-90 DAS
Growth habit Medium (70-80 cm)
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1400-1500 (Rainfed)
2200-2500 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt and moderately tolerant to sucking pests, semilooper and spodoptera
Source of seed Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS),
Palem, PJTSAU, Telangana

 

PCH-222

pch-222
Year of release 2012
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS),
PJTSAU, Palem, Telangana
Pedigree / type of material DPC-9 x CS-18
Recommended states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 85-90 DAS
Growth habit Medium (70-80 cm)
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1600-1800 (Rainfed)
3500-3800 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt
Source of seed Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS),
Palem, PJTSAU, Telangana

 

RCH-1 (RHC-1)

rch-1
Year of release 2000
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 937 (E) 04-09-2002
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by ARS, Mandor, RAU, Rajasthan
Pedigree / type of material VP-1 x TMV-5-1, Hybrid
Recommended states Rajasthan
Recommended ecology Irrigated areas
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 120 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 3000-3200 (Irrigated)
Special features Resistant to leafhopper
Source of seed ARS, RAU, Mandor, Rajasthan

 

TMVCH-1

Year of release 1998
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 425 (E) 08-06-1999
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by TNAU, Tindivanam, Tamil Nadu
Pedigree / type of material LRES-17 x TMV-5
Recommended states Tamil nadu
Recommended ecology Salem, Namakkal, Erode and parts of Trichy and Pudukottai districts of Tamil nadu
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 90-100 DAS
Growth habit Medium to tall
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 1180
Special features Resistant to leafhoppers and moderately
Resistant to grey mold
Source of seed TNAU, Tindivanam

 

YRCH-1

yrch-1
Year of release 2010
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 2137 E 31-8-2010
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Tapioca and Castor Research Station,
Tamil Nadu Agrl. University,
Yethapur, Tamil Nadu- 636 119
Pedigree / type of material DPC-9 x TMV-5
Recommended states Tamil Nadu
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Early
Days to maturity for first picking 90 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 780
Special attributes Moderately resistant to capsule borer
Source of seed Tapioca and Castor Research Station,
Tamil Nadu Agrl. University,
Yethapur, Tamil nadu- 636 119

 

YRCH-2 (YRCH-1116)

yrch-2
Year of release 2018
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : S.O. 399 (E), 24-01-2018
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Tapioca and castor Research Station, TNAU,
Yethapur, Salem District, Tamil Nadu-636 119
Pedigree / type of material M 619-1 x SKI-215
Recommended states Tamil Nadu
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Early
Days to maturity for first picking 110-115 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 2089
Potential in FLDs-3750
Special attributes Resistant to wilt, tolerant to leafhopper
Source of seed

Tapioca and castor Research Station,
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Yethapur, Salem District,
Tamil Nadu-636 119

 

GAUC-1

gauc-1
Year of release 1974
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 786 & 02-02-1976
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by AICRP (Castor) centre
Oilseeds Research Station,
Junagadh Agricultural University,
Junagadh
Pedigree / type of material Selection from S-20 inbred line
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to 50% flowering 45-50 
Days to maturity for first picking 100-105 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Number of nodes to primary raceme 12-18
100 seed weight (g) 30-32
Oil content (%) 46-47
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1200 (Rainfed),
1500 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Easy threshability
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation,
Gandhinagar

 

TMV-5

Castor variety TMV-5 photo
Year of release 1985
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 832 (E) 18-11-1985
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Oilseeds Research Station,
Tindivanam-604 002, TNAU,
Tamil Nadu
Pedigree / type of material SA2 / S2 48-2, Inbred line
Recommended states Tamil Nadu
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to 50% flowering 45-50 
Days to maturity for first picking 100-110 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Number of nodes to primary raceme 14-18
Plant height (cm) 135-150
100 seed weight (g) 27
Oil content (%) 47-49
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 920 (Rainfed)
Source of seed Tapioca and Castor Research Station,
Yethapur, Tamil Nadu-636 119
Special attributes Resistant to leafhopper

GC-2 (SKI-273)

Image of Castor variety GC-2
Year of release 1993-94
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 1 (E) 01-01-1996
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by SDAU, S. K. Nagar, Gujarat
Pedigree / type of material 1-21 / VI-9, Inbred line
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 50-55
Days to maturity for first picking 115-120 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 15-17
Plant height up to base of primary (cm) 90-100
100 seed weight (g) 28-30
Oil content (%) 47-49
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 2165 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Tolerant to Fusarium wilt, early maturity,
Interspersed spike
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar

 

Jyothi (REC-9/DCS 9)

Image of Castor variety Jyothi dcs-9
Year of release 1994
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 408 (E), 04-05-1995
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by

ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad

Pedigree / type of material 240 / Bhagya, Inbred line
Recommended states Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu & Karnataka
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions
Duration Early
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 40-50
Days to maturity for first picking 90-100 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 10-12
Plant height (cm) 70-110
100 seed weight (g) 29
Oil content (%) 48.5
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1030 (Rainfed)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt
Source of seed ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad

 

Kranthi (PCS-4)

Kranthi (PCS-4)
Year of release 1996
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 425 (E) 08-06-1999
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

RARS, Palem, PJTSAU, Telangana

Pedigree / type of material (Pb-1/151-b)//(Jc-44/413A), Inbred line
Recommended states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 45-55
Days to maturity for first picking 110-120 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme  
Mean 12
Range 9-15
Plant height (cm) 90-110
100 seed weight (g) 20-25
Oil content (%) 48-50
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1365 (Rainfed)
Special attributes Resistant to drought
Source of seed RARS, Palem, PJTSAU, Telangana

 

TMV-6 (TVC 31/RV74)

TMV-6
Year of release 1997
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 647 (E) -09-09-1997
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

Oilseeds Research Station,
Tindivanam-604 002,
TNAU, Tamil Nadu

Pedigree / type of material VP-1 x RC 962, inbred line
Recommended states Salem, Periyar, Dharmapuri Districts of Tamil Nadu
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 55-60 DAS
Days to maturity for first picking 110-120 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme  
Mean 17
Range 16-19
Plant height (cm) 100-110
100 seed weight (g) 28
Oil content (%) 51.9
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 930 (Rainfed)
Special attributes Moderately resistant to Fusarium wilt, Alternaria leaf spot and rust
Source of seed

Tapioca and Castor Research Station,
Yethapur, Tamil Nadu-636 119

 

AKC-1 (Akola castor)

castor variety AKC-1 image
Year of release 1998
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 408 (E), 04.05.1995
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by PDKV, Akola
Pedigree / type of material Mass selection from B-7 variety
Recommended states Vidarbha region of Maharashtra
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions
Duration Early
Days to 50% flowering 40-45 
Days to maturity for first picking 85-95 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Number of nodes to primary raceme 11-13
Plant height up to base of primary (cm) 90-100
100 seed weight (g) 30-31
Oil content (%) 44.5
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1200 (Rainfed)
Special attributes Easy threshability
Source of seed Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth,
Akola-444 104

 

Kiran (PCS-136)

KIRAN (PCS-136)
Year of release 2002
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 161 (E) 04-02-2004
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

RARS, Palem, PJTSAU, Telangana

Pedigree / type of material Selection from JI-1-130-1, inbred line
Recommended states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Recommended ecology Rainfed and late sown conditions
Duration Early to medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 55-60
Days to maturity for first picking 100-110 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme  
Mean 9
Range 10-12
Plant height (cm) up to primary 50-55
100 seed weight (g) 22-26
Oil content (%) 48-51
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1200-1500
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to Botrytis, Medium maturity, suitable for rice fallows, tolerant to drought
Source of seed RARS, Palem, PJTSAU, Telangana

 

Haritha (PCS-124)

HARITHA (PCS-124)
Year of release 2002
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 161 (E) 04-02-2004
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

RARS, Palem, PJTSAU
Hyderabad

Pedigree / type of material PPL-4 x 48-1, inbred line
Recommended states Light soils of Southern Telangana, Rayalaseema and Prakasam districts of Andhra Pradesh
Recommended ecology Rainfed and Irrigated conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 50-55 DAS
Days to maturity for first picking 90-100 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 12-16
Plant height (cm) 135-145
100 seed weight (g) 25-29
Oil content (%) 48-51
Seed yield (kg/ha) 1400-1600
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt
Responds to high input management under irrigated conditions
Source of seed RARS, Palem / PJTSAU, Hyderabad

 

48-1 (Jwala)

48-1 Jwala
Year of release 2007
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 1703 (E) 05-10-2007
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by

ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad

Pedigree / type of material High Oil Mutant x Mauthner’s Dwarf
Recommended states All castor growing regions of India
Recommended ecology Rainfed and irrigated conditions
Duration Late
Growth habit Tall
Days to 50% flowering
Mean 62
Range 55-70
Days to maturity for first picking
Mean 115 DAS
Range 110-135 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme
Mean 16
Range 15-17
Plant height (cm) 90-120
100 seed weight (g) 29
Oil content (%) 48
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1100 (Rainfed)
2000 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt and tolerant to
Botrytis, Tolerant to saline and drought
conditions
Source of seed ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad

 

MCI-8 (RCV-1)

MCI-8 ( RCV-1 )
Year of release 2008
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

ARS, Mandor Agriculture University,
Jodhpur

Pedigree / type of material JI 220 / MI 61
Recommended states Rajasthan
Recommended ecology Irrigated conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 54
Days to maturity for first picking 90-100
Number of nodes to primary raceme 15-16
Plant height (cm) 64
100 seed weight (g) 27
Oil content (%) 47.9
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 3327 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt and root rot
Source of seed ARS, Mandor Agriculture University,
Jodhpur, Rajasthan

 

DCS-107

Castor variety DCS-107 photo
Year of release 2011
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 1661 (E) 20-07-2011
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad
Pedigree / type of material DCH-177 x JI-133
Recommended states All castor growing regions of India
Recommended ecology Rainfed and Irrigated conditions
Duration Late
Growth habit
Tall
Days to 50% flowering Mean : 62
Range : 55-70
Days to maturity for first picking Mean : 115 DAS
Range : 100-135 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme Mean : 16
Range : 15-19
Plant height (cm) 86-100
100 seed weight (g) 30-32
Oil content (%) 45-47
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1760
1200-1430 (Rainfed)
2140-2510 (Irrigated)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt
Source of seed ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad

 

GC-3 (JI-273)

GC-3 (JI-273)
Year of release 2012
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 1708 (E), 26-07-2012
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

Main Oilseeds Research Station
JAU, Junagadh

Pedigree / type of material (JP-65 x JI-88) x 48-1
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 50-60
Days to maturity for first picking 100-105 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 16
Plant height (cm) 100-110
100 seed weight (g) 29.6
Oil content (%) 49.7
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 2310 (Irrigated)
1500-1800 kg/ha (Rainfed)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt and tolerant to
Macrophomina root rot
Source of seed Main Oilseeds Research Station,
JAU, Junagadh

 

Pragathi

Pragathi
Year of release 2016
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 2238 ( E ) 29-06-2016
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

Regional Agricultural Research Station,
Palem, PJTSAU, Telangana

Pedigree / type of material M-574 x PCS-124
Recommended states Telangana
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions
Duration Late
Growth habit Tall
Days to 50% flowering 40-42
Days to maturity for first picking 85 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 10-12
Plant height (cm) 80-90
100 seed weight (g) 30-32
Oil content (%) 47-49
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 2500-2800  (Irrigated)
1500-1800 (Rainfed)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt
Source of seed Regional Agricultural Research Station,
Palem, PJTSAU, Telangana

 

Jawahar Castor-4 (JC-4)

Year of release 2018
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 3-70/2018-SD.IV 19-02-2019
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya,
Jabalpur

Pedigree / type of material SPS-43-3 x JC-6, Inbred line
Recommended states Madhya Pradesh
Recommended ecology Sole crop under irrigated conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 55-65
Days to maturity for first picking 100-120 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 16-18
Plant height (cm) 115-125
100 seed weight (g) 30-35
Oil content (%) 46-47.5
Seed yield (kg/ha) Mean  : 2640 (Irrigated)
Range: 2500-2790
Special attributes Tolerant to Fusarium wilt and
Macrophomina root rot
Source of seed Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya,
Jabalpur

 

Jawahar Castor-24 (JC-24)

Year of release 2018
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 3-70/2018-SD.IV 19-02-2019
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya,
Jabalpur

Pedigree / type of material DCS-108 x JC-5, Inbred line
Recommended states Madhya Pradesh
Recommended ecology Sole and intercropping under rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 48-52
Days to maturity for first picking 95-110 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 13-16
Plant height (cm) 86-96
100 seed weight (g) 26-29
Oil content (%) 45-46
Seed yield (kg/ha) Mean  : 2745 (Irrigated)
Range: 2545-3070
Special attributes Tolerant to Fusarium wilt and
Macrophomina root rot
Semi-spreading, profuse branching with long spike
Source of seed Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya,
Jabalpur

 

YTP-1 (YRCS-1205)

Image of Castor variety YTP-1
Year of release 2019
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 3-74/2019.SD IV.28-10-2019
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

Tapioca and Castor Research Station, TNAU,
Yethapur, Salem District,
Tamil Nadu - 636 119

Pedigree / type of material TMV-6 x Salem Local
Recommended states Tamil Nadu
Recommended ecology Rainfed and irrigated perennial ecosystem
Duration Medium to Late
Growth habit Tall
Days to 50% flowering 65-70
Days to maturity for first picking 110-115 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme
Mean 20
Range 17-22
Plant height (cm)
Mean 139 DAS
Range 120-150 DAS
100 seed weight (g) 45
Oil content (%) 49
Mean seed yield (kg/ha)
Annual 1450
Perennial 3110 (kg/ha/year)
Special attributes Non-lodging, non-shattering, perennial
Suitable both as annual and perennial, intercropping system
Source of seed Tapioca and castor Research Station,
TNAU,Yethapur, Salem District,
Tamil Nadu-636 119

 

GAC-11

Castor variety GAC-11 photo
Year of release 2019
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 3220 ( E ) 05-09-2019
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by ARS, AAU, Sansoli, Gujarat
Pedigree / type of material Selection from base population of ANDCI-8
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated & rainfed middle Gujarat, kharif season
Duration Early
Growth habit
Medium
Days to 50% flowering 39-42 
Days to maturity for first picking 87-88 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 14-15
Plant height up to base of primary (cm) 90-100
100 seed weight (g) 30
Oil content (%) 48
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 2360 (Rainfed), 3230 (Irrigated)
Source of seed Agricultural Research Scientist & Head
Agricultural Research Station, Anand Agricultural
University, Sansoli-387130, Gujarat