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COTTON

I. SEASON AND VARIETIES

District/Season Varieties/Hybrids
Irrigated (Main)
Winter Irrigated (Aug – Sep)
Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Dindigul, Theni MCU 5, Suvin, TCHB 213*, MCU 12,
MCU 13, Surabhi
Dharmapuri MCU 5, TCHB 213*, MCU 12, MCU 13, Surabhi
Salem, Namakkal MCU 5, Suvin, TCHB 213*, MCU 12, MCU 13, Surabhi
Cuddalore, Villupuram LRA 5166, SVPR 2, SVPR 4, Surabhi,
Summer – Irrigated (Feb – Mar)
Erode MCU 5, MCU 12, MCU 13, Surabhi
Madurai, Dindigul, Theni MCU 5, SVPR 2, SVPR 4, Surabhi
Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Sivagangai, MCU 5, SVPR 2, SVPR 4, Surabhi
Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi
Rainfed (Sep – Oct)
Madurai, Dindigul, Theni LRA 5166, K11, KC 2, SVPR 2,KC 3
Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Sivagangai LRA 5166, K 11, KC 2, SVPR 2,KC 3
Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Dharmapuri LRA 5166, K 11, KC 2, SVPR 2,KC 3
Rice Fallow
Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Parts of Trichirapalli, Perambalur, Karur, Cuddalore and Villupuram MCU 7, SVPR 3, Anjali

*  Hybrid

II. PARTICULARS OF COTTON VARIETIES/HYBRIDS

Varieties/ Hybrids
Parentage Season Irrigated/ Rainfed Mean yield of seed (kg/ha) Special features
MCU 5 Multiple cross Aug-Oct
Feb-Mar
Irrigated 1850 Extra long staple
(29 mm MHL),
Can spun upto 70s, ginning 34%
MCU 7 X ray irradiation of X L 1143 EE Jan-Feb  Rice fallows 1330 Medium staple
(23.7 mm MHL), Can spun upto 30s, early maturing with 33.2% ginning outturn. Tolerant to Black arm
MCU 12 Derivative from the cross LRA 5166 x MCU 11 Aug-Oct Irrigated 2000 Shorter in duration than MCU 5, GOT 34.8%
Can spun upto 50s
MCU 13 It is a multiple cross derivative involving the parents of [(TCH 665 x LS 149) x (TCH 665 x TCH 21)] x (TCH 21 x EECH) x (TCH 92-7 x EECH) Aug- Oct Jan-Feb Irrigated 2200 Early duration
Can spun upto 50s
LRA 5166 Laxmi x Reba B.50 x AC 122 Aug-Oct Jan –Feb Irrigated Rainfed 1800
725
Medium staple
(29 mm), Can spun upto 40s, ginning 36.2%
Supriya MCU 5 x C 1998 Aug-Oct  Jan-Feb Irrigated 2000 White fly tolerant
Anjali LRA 5166 x (Khandwa 2 x Reba B 50) BC 2 Jan –Feb Irrigated
(Rice fallows)
1800 Dwarf, semi compact plant type
Surabhi MCU 5 VT
(MCU 5 x G.mexicanum)
Aug-Oct  Irrigated 2200 Exta long staple, Verticillium wilt resistant
Sumangala CW 134 x Reba B 50 x Khandwa 2 Sept-Oct Jan –Feb Irrigated
Rainfed
2000
1200
Suitable for rainfed tract
Sruthi 70 E x RSP 4 Sept-Oct Jan –Feb Irrigated 2500 Early duration
K 11 (0794-1-DX H 876) x (0794-1-DX H 450) Multiple Hybrid derivative Sept – Oct Rainfed 1100 Better fibre properties with lesser pest incidence than K10
Suvin Hybrid derivative from the cross Sujatha x St. Vincent Aug-Oct Irrigated 1020 Extra long staple cotton with 28% ginning outturn and 32 mm MHL, spins 100s

II. PARTICULARS OF COTTON VARIETIES/HYBRIDS (CONTD...)

Varieties/ Hybrids Parentage Season Irrigated/Rainfed Mean yield of Seed (kg/ha) Special features
TCHB 213 Interspecific Hybrid of TCH 1218 (G.hirsutum)
and TCB 209 (G.barbadense)
Aug-Sep Irrigated 2215 High yielding, early maturing, Tolerant to leaf spot diseases
SVPR 2 TSDT 22 x JR 36 Feb - Mar
Sep-Oct
Irrigated
Rainfed
2000 High ginning out turn of 36.4%, medium staple (24.3 mm), can spin 30's, suited to summer irrigated, winter rainfed and tankfed rice fallow tracts of Tamil Nadu.
SVPR 3 Selection from L.H 900 x 1301 D.D Jan-Feb Rice fallows 1800 Suitable for rice fallow tract.
early duration (135-140 days). Tolerant to drought,
leafhopper, alternaria spot,  black arm disease.
KC 2 MCU 10 x KC 1 Sep - Oct Rainfed 1000 High ginning out turn of 37.5%, medium staple cotton - 24.4 mm, Suited for rainfed black cotton soil of Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Virudhunagar Districts.
KC 3 Hybrid derivative
of TKH 97x KC1
Sep- Oct Rainfed 1080 Resistant to leaf
hoppermedium staple
cotton – 26.4 mim, suited
to southern districts of
Tuticorin, Tirunelveli and
Virudhu Nager district.
SVPR 4 Hybrid derivative of MCU 5x S4727 Feb-Mar Sep- Oct Irrigated Rainfed 1800 Superior medium staple
cotton with good fibre
strength. suitable for spinning 40’s yarn.

Updated on : May '2016

 

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