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Groundnut Varieties: Kouklia (ICGV 89214), Nikoklia (ICGV 88438), and Gigas (ICGV 91098)

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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
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Publication Year: 
1996
Publisher Details: 
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ; Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India
ISBN: 
92-9066-357-X
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Groundnut Varieties: Kouklia (ICGV 89214), Nikoklia (ICGV 88438), and Gigas (ICGV 91098)/International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
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1

 


Purpose of description

Nikoklia (ICGV 88438), Kouklia (ICGV 89214), and Gigas (ICGV 91098) were released in 1995 for summer season cultivation with irrigation in the coastal region of Paphos, Cyprus.

Origin and development

ICGV 88438 is an advanced breeding line introduced in 1987 at ICRISAT Asia Center (IAC), Patancheru, India f r om the North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA. It was assigned an ICGV number after initial multiplication at IAC. ICGV 89214 and ICGV 91098 were developed at I AC using the bulk pedigree method. The pedigrees of these varieties are: Nikoklia GP NC 343 x NC Ac 17367 Kouklia (ICGV 87123 x ICG 6150) F2-B2-B2-B2-B2-B3 Gigas (ICGV 86564 x I C G V 87152) F2-B2-B2-B3-B2-B1-B3-B1

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