A selection from open pollinated progeny of CCS-1
Areas of Adoption
Karnataka and Wynad
115 days from flowering
847 kg dry capsules/ha
1483 kg dry capsules/ha
Colour of aerial shoot
Leaf length/breadth (cm)
No. of tillers per clump
No. of panicles per clump
No. of flowers per panicle
Reaction to major pests and diseases
Shoot/panicle/capsule borer (Conogethes puncitferalis)
Rhizome rot (Pythium vexans & Rhizoctonia solani)
High yielder, suitable for planting in valleys. Has extended flowering period. Yields well at 2.5 x 2 m spacing.
Recommended for rhizome rot infested areas.