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 Rainfed conditions of Salem, Namakkal, Erode and parts of Trichy and Pudukottai districts of Tamil Nadu
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 100-110 DAS
Growth habit Medium to tall
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 1180
Days to 50% flowering 50-60
Plant height upto base of primary(cm) 135-150
Number of nodes to primary raceme 14-18
100 seed weight(g) 26.5
Oil content(%) 47-49
Special features Resistant to leafhoppers and moderately
resistant to grey mold
Source of seed TNAU, Tindivanam, Tamil Nadu