Section 3
Chapter 2,007

'Maragadham' - an early maturing, high yielding chewing tobacco variety for Tamil Nadu

Rao, G.S.B.P.S.; Moses, J.S.L.; Murthy, S.K.; Ahmed, M.I.

Madras Agricultural Journal 76(8): 477-479


Accession: 002006344

Three early maturing lines were isolated from the cross I115 X PV7, one of which, HV72-13, recorded higher yields than PV7 over 3 seasons and was 10-15 days earlier. HV72-13 recorded a 13.7% increased cured leaf yield over PV7 and was released in 1985 as Maragadham.

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