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  Varieties developed and released by University  
  Crop varieties developed and released by Dr.B.S.Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli  
     

Sr. No .

Crop variety

Year of release

Duration (days)

Average yield (q/ha)

Characteristics

 
CEREALS
 
         Rice (Oryza sativa L. )
 
           
1.
Karjat-184 (TN-1 x Kolam 540) 1971 100-105 30-35 Long slender grain, suitable for broadcast method
           
2.
Ratnagiri-24 (Zinia 63 x TN-1 1971 110-115 35-40 Short slender grain, suitable for cultivation in Rabi-hot weather season.
           
3.
Karjat 14-7  (IR 8 x Zinia 149) 1975 140-145 40-45 Long bold grain, suitable for low lying areas
           
4.
Ratnagiri  68             (IR 8 x Sigadis) 1975 140-145 40-45 Long slender grain, resistant to bacterial leaf blight, suitable for low lying areas.
           
5.
Ratnagiri  711            (IR 8 x RTN 24) 1978 110-115

40-45

Long slender grain, suitable for midlands, resistant to bacterial leaf blight..
           
6.
Ratnagiri  73         (RTN 23-1 x KJT 872) 1979 90-110

35-40

Long bold grain, suitable for uplands, resistant to bacterial  blight..
           
7.
Panvel 1    (IR 8 x Bhura Rata  4-10) 1984 125-130

35-40

Short bold grain, suitable for coastal saline soils..
           
8.
Karjat 1   (Holmaldiga x IR 36) 1986 110-115

35-40

Short bold grain, resistant to brown plant hopper and bacterial blight.
           
9.
Ratnagiri-1                (IR 8 x IR 24) 1986 110-115

47-50

Long bold grain, moderately resistant to blast.
           
10.
Ratnagiri-2  (RTN 68-1 x Warangal 487) 1986 145–150

50

Short bold grain, resistant to blast and suitable for low lying areas.
           
11.
Panvel-2 (Bhura Rata 4-10 x IR-8 1987 110-115 33-41 Long slender grain, suitable for coastal saline soils.
           
12.
Palghar 1 (IR 22 x PLG 14-1) 1988 125-130 40-45 Medium slender grain, resistant to bacterial leaf blight
           
13.
Karjat 2 (RPW 6-17 x RP 4-14) 1993 135-140 45-50 Long slender, fine grains.
           
14.
Karjat 3 (IR 36 x KJT 35-3) 1993 110-115 45-50 Early, short bold, coarse grains.
           
15.
Ratrnagiri 3 (CR 57-1 MR 1523 x IR 36/RTN 58) 1993 130-135 40-45 Resistant to gall midge. Late , long and coarse grains.
           
16.
Karjat-4 (IR 22 x Zinia 63) 1996 110-115 30 – 35 Early, very fine grain, moderately resistant to blight.
           
17.
Sahyadri Hybrid Rice (IR 58025A x BR 327-R) 1998 125-130 65 – 70 Long slender grain, white kernel, slight aroma, nonlodging.
           
18.
Phondaghat 1 (RP 4-14 x R-711) 2000 115-120 45 – 50 Long slender grain, nonlodging.
           
19.
Panvel-3 (Damodar x Pankaj) 2000 125-130 45 - 50 Midlate, salt tolerant variety for coastal saline soils. Resistant to longer dry spell.
           
20.
Palghar-2 (IR-5 x Zinnia-63) 2002 125-130 30 – 35 Short slender grain,
 
         Finger millet (Eleusine coracana Gaertn)
 
           
1. Dapoli-1 (Mutant 50-1) 1985 125-135 10-15

Open earheads
PULSE CROPS
 
         Lablab bean (Lablab purpureus L. Sweet)
 
           
1. Konkan Wal-1  (Wal-2-K-2 x Wal 125-36) 1982 110 7 – 8 Resistant to yellow  mosaic virus
           
2. Konkan Wal-2  (Wal 21 x Konkan wal 1) 1991 100-105 9-10 Early, resistant to yellow mosaic disease.
 
         Horsegram (Microtyloma uniflorum)
 
           
1. Dapoli – 1  (Selection local bulk of Dapoli) 1984 95 7-8 Photo thermo sensitive.
 
         Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp)
 
           
1. Konkan Tur-1   (Selection) 1991 130-135 9-10 Early suitable for cultivation on bunds of rice fields.
 
         Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp)
 
           
1. Konkan Sadabahar  (V 16 x CM 11) 1991 50-55 13 Early, suitable for cultivation in all seasons.
           
2. Konkan cowpea white  (C-152 x JC 10-2-5) 1993 65-70 14 White grains
           
3. Konkan fodder cowpea-1 (Selection from Ratnagiri Local) 1995 60-65

20-25

High yielding, luxuriant growth dark green leaves, succulent suitable for kharif, rabi seasons.
 
OILSEED CROPS
 
         Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)
 
           
1. Konkan Gaurav (Kadiri x Virginia Bunch) 1990 105 (Kharif) 125 (Rabi) 18-20 Suitable for Kharif and Rabi seasons.
           
2. Konkan Tapora  (Mutant) 1993 120 20-22 Bold nut. Larger dormancy period.
 
VEGETABLE CROPS
 
         Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. )
 
1. Sonali  (VC 48-1 x Tamu chico III) 1986 100 25-40 t/ha Bacterial wilt resistant, determinate type with elongated firm fruits
 
         Chilli ( Capsicum annum L.)
 
           
1. Konkan Kirti (NP 46-1 x JCA 154) 1989 120-130 10 t/ha (green fruits) (2-3 t/ha dry fruits) Dwarf plant stature, dark green fruits with attractive luste with mild pungent taste, suitable for export.
 
         Dolichos bean ( Lablab purpureus L. Sweet)
 
           
1. Konkan Bhushan (Hebbal 3 x Wap 1) 1989 100-105 12-15 t/ha (green pods) Determinant plant type, light green medium long tender and stringless pods
 
         Wali (Yard long bean) (Vigna  sesquipedalis L.)
 
           
1.  Konkan Wali (Selection from Vengurle local) 1996 145-160 6-6.5 t/ha High yielding, light green pods of 35 to 40 cm length, tender pods suitable for vegetable.
 
         Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)
 
           
1. Sheetal (Selection from Pen Local) 1984 95 – 105 35-40 Green cylindrical medium size  fruits
 
         Snake gourd  (Trichosanthes anguina L. )
 
           
1. Konkan Shweta (Selection from Mahim Local) 1992 60-65

24 t/ha

Suitable for cultivation in both kharif and hot weather seasons, long fruits.
 
         Bitter gourd ( Momordica charatia L.)
 
           
1. Konkan Tara (Selection from Tarapore Local) 1993 120-125

20-30 t/ha

Dark green colour, preferred for export.
 
         Ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula Roxb. )
 
           
1. Konkan Harita (Selection from Panvel Local) 1993 95-100

17 t/ha

Straight long, durable pulpy fruits
 
         Amaranthus (Math) (Amaranthus tricolor L.)
 
1. Konkan Durangi (Selection from Shirgaon Local) 2002 85-90

20-25 t/ha

Broad leaves, green with red tinge towards petiole lower surface is reddish.

         Xanthosoma (Alu) (Xanthosoma sagittifolium)
 
           
1. Konkan Harit parni (Selection from Sakhloli Local) 2000 6 months

3-4 t/ha, cormels  4-5 t/ha green leaves

High yielding, more green leaves and tubers
 
         Drumstick (Moringa oleifera Lam. )
 
           
1. Konkan Ruchira (Selection from Vasai Local) 1992 -

30-35 kg/tree

Dark green stick, medium long and best quality
 
 TUBER CROPS
 
         Lesser yam (Kangar) {Dioscorea esculanta}
 
           
1. Konkan Kanchan (Selection from Apti Local) 1984 180-200

18 t/ha

Equal size, less fibrous root
 
         Greater yam (Gorkand) (Dioscorea alata)
 
           
1. Konkan Gorkand (KKV Da Konsai  a selection from Konsai Local) 2002 6 months

20-37 t/ha

High yielding, spherical tuber, snow white with purple ting, good in taste.
 
         Sweet potato ( Ratali) (Ipomoea batatas L.
 
           
1. Konkan Ashwini (Selection from Palghar Local) 2000 105

19-20 t/ha

Short duration, elliptical long tubers with dark purple colour. 
 
SPICE CROPS
 
         Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum Presl.)
 
           
1. Konkan Tej (Selection from Calicut material) 1993 - 80 g/tree/ year dried bark Aromatic  phloem, contains 6.93 %  ujenol in cinnamon oil.
 
         Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Hutt.)
 
           
1. Konkan sugandha (Selection from VLG-26 Vengurle local) 1998 - 526 fruits /tree at 15 years Average seed weight 5.0 g, strong aroma
 
         Kokum(Garcinia indica Choisy.)
 
           
1. Kokum Amruta     (Selection from Shirgaon Local) 1997 -

135-140 kg/ tree/year

Early type, minimum number of pluckings, long shelf life of fruit, apple shape fruit.  good size fruit (35 g)
 
FRUIT CROPS
 
         Mango (Mangifera indica L.)
 
           
1. Ratna  (Neelum x Alphonso) 1981 - 250-300 fruits/tree It is a cross between Nelum and Alphonso, regular bearer, fruits free from spongy tissue.
           
2. Sindhu  (Ratna x Alphonso) 1992 - 200-250 fruits/tree Thin, tiny stone (6.7 g) high percentage of pulp, regular bearer,
           
3. Kokan Ruchi (Neelam x Alphonso) 1999 - 252 fruits/tree Suitable for pickle
           
4. Alphonso (Clonal selection) 2002 - 165 fruits/tree Earliness, pleasing flavour, good texture, taste, keeping quality
 
         Cashewnut (Anacardium occidentale L.)
 
           
1. Vengurle 1 (Selection from Ansur Local) 1974 -

15 kg/tree

160 nuts in one kg
           
2. Vengurle 2 (Selection from WBDC-5) 1979  

35 kg/tree

230 nuts in one kg
           
3. Vengurle 3  (Vengurla 1 x Vetore 56) 1982 -

21 kg/tree

110 nuts in one kg
           
4. Vengurle 4  (V2 x Vetore 56 1982 -

23 kg/tree

130 nuts in one kg
           
5. Vengurle 5 (Ansur early x Mysore Kootekar 1/61) 1984 -

26 kg/tree

220 nuts in one kg
           
6. Vengurle 6  (Vetore 56 x V -1) 1992 -

17 kg/tree

More branches, bold nuts (7.9 g/nut)
           
7. Vengurle 7 (V 3 x M.10-4) 1997 -

18 to 20 kg/tree

Bold nut (10 g), high shelling percentage, compact canopy.
           
8. Vengurle 8 (Vengurla 4 x M 10/4)   2002 -

15 to 18 kg/tree

Bold size, tree canopy is medium, reddish colour apple and cylindrical in shape.
           
         Coconut  (Cocos nucifera L. )
 
           
1. Pratap (Selection from Banawali)) 1998  

150 nuts/ palm

High yielding, good fruit quality
           
2. Banawali (Pure line Selection) 2002  

120 nut/palm

High yielding and better fruit quality
 
         Arecanut  (Areca catechu L.)
 
           
1. Shreewardhanee (Selection from Shriwardhan Local) 1998 - 7.5 to 8.0 kg nuts per palm per year

Bold nut, soft and sweet nuts.
 
 
 
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