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