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Groundnut varieties in Orissa

Varieties of Groundnut

Three distinct plant types in groundnut are (a) Erect, (b) Semi erect, and (c) Spreading. Erect types are shorter in duration and non-dormant, spreading types are longer in duration and have dormancy and semi-erect types come in between these two types. The erect and semi-erect types are suitable for all the seasons. The following varieties are recommended for cultivation in the State.                                                        

Variety 

Habit

Duration(days) 

Av.Yield(q/ha) 

Shelling

(%) 

Oilcontent

(%)

Special characters

AK 12-24

Bunchy

95

10.00                   

70 

48 

Resistant to leaf spot and rust,seeds having no dormancy

Kissan

(OG 13-3)

 

Bunchy

100

10.00

71

50

15 days dormancy

 

Jawan

(OG 71-3)

 

Bunchy

95

10.00

70

47

Resistant to tikka disease

 

Smruti

(OG 52-1)

 

Bunchy

100

13.00

71

51

Kernel bold, red in colour,

resistant to collar rot and stemrot, no dormancy

 

Phule

Pragati

(JL-24)

 

Bunchy

105

12.00

75

51

Resistant to drought, no

dormancy

 

ICGS-44

Semi

spreading

 

105

13.00

70

49

Bold seeded, resistant to bud

necrosis

 

TAG 24

Bunchy

100

15.00

70

51

Resistant to bud necrosis, leaf spot

 

Kadiri 3

Spreading

110

12.00

75

49

Resistant to bud necrosis

TG 3

Bunchy

100

12.00

70

49

Drought resistant

ICGS-11

Bunchy

105

13.00

70

49

Plants are dwarf with dark green leaves.

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