YTP-1 (YRCS-1205)

Image of Castor variety YTP-1
Year of release 2019
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 3-74/2019.SD IV.28-10-2019
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

Tapioca and Castor Research Station, TNAU,
Yethapur, Salem District,
Tamil Nadu - 636 119

Pedigree / type of material TMV-6 x Salem Local
Recommended states Tamil Nadu
Recommended ecology Rainfed and irrigated perennial ecosystem
Duration Medium to Late
Growth habit Tall
Days to 50% flowering 65-70
Days to maturity for first picking 110-115 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme
Mean 20
Range 17-22
Plant height (cm)
Mean 139 
Range 120-150 
100 seed weight (g) 45
Oil content (%) 49
Mean seed yield (kg/ha)
Annual 1450
Perennial 3110 (kg/ha/year)
Special attributes Non-lodging, non-shattering, perennial
Suitable both as annual and perennial, intercropping system
Source of seed Tapioca and castor Research Station,
TNAU,Yethapur, Salem District,
Tamil Nadu-636 119