Millets - Sorghum, Pearl millet, Finger millet, Small millets (Barnyard, Common, Kodo,Little, Foxtail). All millets, Maize & Barley are known as Coarse cereals

State-wise varieties released and popular varieties of finger millet

 

State

Season

Varieties released/ recommended during last 15 years

Varieties popular in the State

Andhra Pradesh

Kharif

Padmawathi, Maruti, Bhairabi, Champavathi, Chilika, Bharathi & Shri Chaitanya.

Padmawathi, Maruti, Kalyani, Godawari, AKP-2, SURAJ, Simhadri, Ratnagiri, Gouthami, Sapthagiri.

Rabi

Bhairabi, Bharathi & Maruti.

Bihar

Kharif

Birsa Marua-2

BR-407.

Chhattisgarh

Kharif

Bhairabi, Chilika, GPU-67 & Saura.

VL-149, PR-202, Ratnagiri, GPU-28, HR-374 & VL-147.

Gujarat

Kharif

Chilika, GPU-45 & Saura.

Gujarat Nagali-2 & Gujarat Nagali-3.

Jharkhand

Kharif

Birsa Marua-2, GPU-45 & GPU-67.

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Karnataka

Kharif

VL Ragi-146, Akshaya, Champavathi, GPU-28, MR-1, Bhairabi, GPU-26, GPU-45,  L-5, Divya, Rathana, ML-365 & GPU-67.

Indaf-8, Indaf-9, HR-911, PR-202, MR-1, MR-6, L-5, GPU-26, GPU-28, GPU-66, GPU-45, VR-708 & OEB-10.

Rabi/ Summer

Bhairabi, GPU-28, GPU-26 & ML-365.

Indaf-5, Indaf-7, Indaf-15 & Indaf-9, HR-911, GPU-26 & GPU-48.

Madhya Pradesh

Kharif

Bhairbi &  Chilika.

Chilika & GPU-45.

Maharastra

Kharif

Bhairabi, GPU-45 & GPU-67.

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Rabi

Bhairabi.

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Orissa

Kharif

Subra, Chilika & Saura.

-

Summer

Subra.

-

Tamilnadu

Kharif

Champavathi, Chilika, Co(Ra)-14, Paiyur (Ra)-2 & GPU-67

GPU-28, CO-7, CO-10, CO-11, CO-12, CO-13, CO-14, Paiyur (Ra)-2, K-567, Indaf-5, Indaf-7, Indaf-9, Paiyur-1, PR-202 and TRY-1.

Uttar Pradesh

Kharif

KM-65 & Champavathi

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Uttrakhand

Kharif

KM-65, Champavathi, VL Mandua-315, VL Mandua-324, PRM-1 & GPU-67.

VL-146, VL-149, VL-315, VL-324, PRM-1 & PRM-2.

 


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