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SESAME (Sesamum indicum)


SEASON AND VARIETIES

Zone/ District/Season Sowing Month Varieties
I.Western Zone(Irrigated)
Coimbatore, Thiruppur, Erode  
Masipattam Feb- March TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1,
VRI SV 1, SVPR 1, VRI SV 2
Western Zone (Rainfed)
Coimbatore,Thiruppur, Erode, Dindigul
Anippattam June- July CO 1, TMV 3,TMV 7
Theni
Karthigai Nov- Dec CO 1, TMV 3, TMV 5, TMV 7, SVPR 1,
VRI SV 2
II.Southern Zone(Irrigated)
Thirunelveli, Karur
Chithiraipattam Apr- May TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1,
VRI SV 1, SVPR 1, VRI SV 2
Pudukkottai
Margazhi Dec- Jan TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1,
VRI SV 1, SVPR 1, VRI SV 2
Southern Zone (Rainfed)
Madurai
Anipattam June-July CO 1, TMV 3,TMV 7
Virudhunagar, Pudukkottai,
Adippattam July-Aug CO 1, TMV 3,TMV 7
Karur
Purattasipattam Sep- Oct CO 1, TMV 3, TMV 5, TMV 7, SVPR 1,
VRI SV 2
Ramanathapuram, Sivagangai, Thirunelveli, Thoothukudi
Karthigaipattam Nov- Dec CO 1, TMV 3, TMV 5, TMV 7, SVPR 1,
VRI SV 2
III.North EasternZone (Irrigated)
Kancheepuram, Cuddalore, Vellore
Margazhipattam Dec- Jan CO 1, TMV 3, TMV 5, TMV 7, SVPR 1,
VRI SV 2
Thiruvannamalai
Masipattam Feb- March TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1,
VRI SV 1, SVPR 1, VRI SV 2
Villupuram
Chithiraipattam Apr- May TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1,
VRI SV 1, SVPR 1, VRI SV 2
Thiruvallur
Anipattam June-July CO 1, TMV 3,TMV 7
North Eastern Zone(Rainfed)
Vellore, Thiruvannamalai
Anippattam June-July CO 1, TMV 3,TMV 7
Kancheepuram, Cuddalore
Adippattam July-Aug CO 1, TMV 3,TMV 7
Thiruvallur
Purattasipattam Sep- Oct CO 1, TMV 3, TMV 5, TMV 7, SVPR 1,
VRI SV 2
Villupuram
Karthigaipattam Nov- Dec CO 1, TMV 3, TMV 5, TMV 7, SVPR 1,
VRI SV 2
IV.North Western Zone (Irrigated)
Namakkal
Margazhipattam Dec- Jan TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1, VRI (SV) 1, SVPR 1, VRI SV 2
Salem, Perambalur, Ariyalur
Masipattam Feb- March TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1,
VRI SV 1, SVPR 1, VRI SV 2
North Western Zone(Rainfed)
Salem,Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri
Anippattam June-July CO 1, TMV 3,TMV 7
Perambalur, Ariyalur
Adippattam July-Aug CO 1, TMV 3,TMV 7
V.Delta Zone (Irrigated)
Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli
Masipattam Feb- March TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1,
VRI 1, SVPR 1, VRI (SV) 2
Thiruvarur
Chithiraipattam Apr- May TMV 3, TMV 4, TMV 6, TMV 7, CO 1,
VRI SV 1, SVPR 1, VRI SV 2
Delta Zone (Rainfed)
Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam
Thaippattam Jan- Feb VRI SV 1
Thiruchirapalli
Purattasipattam Sep- Oct CO 1, TMV 3, TMV 5, TMV 7, SVPR 1,
VRI SV 2

DESCRIPTION OF SESAME VARIETIES

Particulars CO 1 TMV 3 TMV 4 TMV 5 TMV 6
Parentage Derivative of (TMV 3 X SI 1878) X SI 1878 Derivative of South Arcot local X Malabar Pureline selection from Sattur local Pureline selection from Srivaikundam local Pureline selection from Andhra Pradesh Variety
Duration (days) 85-90 80-85 85-90 80-85 85-90
Average Yield (kg/ha)
Rainfed 450-650 400-650 - 450-650  
Irrigated 750-790 625-750 700-850 - 700-950
Oil content %   51 50 51 54
Habit Erect with profuse branching and short internodes on the main stem Bushy with profuse branching Bushy with profuse branching Erect with moderate branching Erect with moderate branching
Capsules 4 loculed 4 loculed 4 loculed 4 loculed 4 loculed
Seeds Intense dark brown almost black Dark brown Brown Brown Brown

Particulars TMV 7 VRI SV 1 VRI SV2 SVPR 1
Parentage Derivative of SI 250 X ES 22 Pureline selection from Tirukattupalli local Derivative of VS 9003 X TMV 6 Pureline selection from Western Ghat
Duration (days) 80-85 70-75 80-85 75-80
Average Yield (kg/ha)
Rainfed 850 450-650 650-700 600
Irrigated 920 650-900 700-750 800
Oil content % 50 51 51.9 53.8
Habit Erect, indeterminate with Profuse branching Erect with moderate branching Profuse branching Erect with moderate branching
Capsules 4 loculed 4 loculed 4 loculed 4 loculed
Seeds Brown Brown Reddish brown White

Updated on : MAY '2016

 

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