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Improved Turmeric Varieties

Improved Turmeric Varieties

A number of cultivars are available in the country and are known mostly by the name of locality where they are cultivated. The improved varieties of turmeric and their salient features are given

Characteristics of improved turmeric varieties

S.No.

Variety

Mean yield (fresh t/ha )

Crop duration (days)

1.

Suvarna

17.4

200

2.

Suguna

29.3

190

3.

Sudarsana

28.8

190

4.

IISR Prabha

37.5

195

5.

IISR Prathibha

39.1

188

6.

Co-1

30.0

285

7.

7 BSR-1

30.7

285

8.

Krishna

9.2

240

9.

Sugandham

15.0

210

10.

Roma

20.7

250

11.

Suroma

20.0

255

12.

Ranga

29.0

250

13.

Rasmi

31.3

240

14.

Rajendra Sonia

42.0

225

15.

Supreme

35.4

210

16.

IISR Kedaram

34.5

210

Source: Turmeric (Extension Pamphlet),(http://www.spices.res.in/pdf/package/turmeric.pdf)

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