TMV-6 (TVC 31/RV74)

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