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Varieties of sugarcane

Varieties

Sugarcane varieties released in India (central releases) - Salient characteristics

Name of variety

Year of release


Cane yield (t/ha)

Sucrose content  
(% in juice)

Area recommended

Genetic research for yield quality

Other specific characteristics of the variety

Co 8371 
(Bhima)

2000


117.7

18.6

PZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, resistant to smut, moderately susceptible to red rot, tolerant to drought and water logging

Co 85004 
(Prabha)

2000


90.5

19.5

PZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Early, resistant to smut, moderately susceptible to red rot, good ratooner

Co 86032 
(Nayana)

2000


102.0

20.1

PZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, resistant to smut, field resistant to red rot, tolerant to drought, good ratooner

Co 86249 
(Bhavani)

2000


104.2

18.7

ECZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, resistant to smut and red rot, good ratooner

Co 87025 
(Kalyani)

2000


98.2

18.3

PZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, resistant to smut, field resistant to red rot, tolerant to drought and water logging

Co 87044 
(Uttara)

2000


101.0

18.3

PZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, moderately resistant to smut, moderately susceptible to red rot

Co 87263 
(Sarayu)

2000


66..3

17.4

NCZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Early, resistant to smut and  red rot, resistant to early shoot borer, tolerant to drought and water logging

Co 87268 
(Moti)

2000


78.9

17.5

NCZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Early, resistant to smut and moderately resistant to red rot, tolerant to drought and water logging

Co 91010 
(Dhanush)

2000


116.0

19.1

PZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, resistant to smut, moderately susceptible to red rot,  tolerant to drought

CoM 88121 
(Krishna)

2000


88.7

18.6

PZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, resistant to smut, tolerant to drought, excellent jaggery quality

Co Pant 90223

2000


73.3

18.5

NWZ

Open pollination followed by clonal selection

Midlate, moderately resistant to red rot, resistant to smut, tolerant to drought, water logging and cold, excellent ratooner

CoS 1230 
(Raseeli)

2000


68.2

18.8

NWZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, moderately resistant to red rot, tolerant to top borer, shoot borer and stalk borer

BO 128 
(Pramod)

2001


69.2 

17.6 

NCZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, moderately resistant to red rot and smut, tolerant to water logging and saline-sodic soil

Co 89029 
(Gandak)

2001


70.6

16.3

NCZ

Open pollination followed by clonal selection

Early, moderately resistant to red rot, resistant to top borer and shoot borer, non-flowering, tolerant to drought and water logging.

CoH 2201 
(Haryana-92)

2001


70.0

18.2

NWZ

Open pollination followed by clonal selection

Early, moderately resistant to red rot

CoSe 92423 
(Rajbhog)

2001


70.0

17.5

NCZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, moderately resistant to red rot

CoSe 95422 
(Rasbhari)

2001


67.8

17.7

NCZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Early, moderately resistant to red rot

Co 94008 
(Shyama)

2004


119.8

18.3

PZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Early, moderately resistant to red rot, resistant to smut, tolerant to drought and salinity, good quality jaggery

CoS 94270 
(Sweta)

2004


81.5

17.1

NWZ

Biparental crossing followed by clonal selection

Midlate, moderately resistant to red rot, tolerant to abiotic stress, excellent ratooner

PZ

Peninsular Zone

Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, interior Andhra Pradesh and plateau region of Tamil Nadu

ECZ

East Coast Zone

Orissa, coastal Andhra Pradesh and coastal Tamil Nadu

NCZ

North Central Zone

Bihar, West Bengal and Eastern Uttar Pradesh

NWZ

North West Zone

Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal and Western and Central Uttar Pradesh

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