AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH STATION, BHAVANISAGAR

VARIETIES RELEASED

Turmeric BSR 1

  • Released during 1986.
  • Selection from X-ray induced mutant population.
  • Yield: 30.5 t of fresh rhizomes and 6.0 t of dried rhizomes/ha.
  • Duration: 285 days.
  • Attractive yellow rhizomes.
  • Curcumin content: 3.8%.

Turmeric BSR 2

  • Released during 1994.
  • Induced mutant from Erode
  • Duration: 240 - 250 days.
  • Medium statured.
  • Resistant to scale insects.
  • Attractive yellow rhizomes.
  • Curcumin content: 4.1%.

Groundnut BSR 1

  • Released during 1994.
  • Duration: 105 days
  • Seed dormancy: 21 days.
  • Oil content: 49.5%
  • Shelling percentage: 70.3%.
  • Yield: 2845 kg/ha in kharif and 2500 kg/ha in summer.

Sorghum BSR 1

  • Released during 1994.
  • Suitable for rainfed and irrigated conditions.
  • Duration: 105 days.
  • Yield: 2500 kg/ha grain and 9800 kg/ha stover in kharif 6000 kg/ha grain and 11800 kg/ha stover during summer.



Redgram BSR 1

  • Released during 1986.
  • Perennial bush type suitable as border crop.
  • Yield: 7 kg green pods/plant; 1.5 kg seed/plant.
  • Suitable for both grain and vegetable purpose.



Amla BSR 1

  • Released during 1995.
  • Selection from Thimbam Local.
  • Yield: 155 kg fruits/tree.
  • Medium sized fruits (27 g)
  • High in ascorbic content (610 mg/100 g).
  • Highly suitable for herbal and healthcare products
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