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) 25-26
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