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