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Current Category » Production Technology of Spices

Varieties of Turmeric

I) Early:

1. Lokhandi:


a. Commercial variety of M.S.
b. Bright colour, hard.
c. Medium sized

2. Waigaon:

a. Long uniform rhizomes.
b. Leaves have strong aroma
c. Average yield - 160 to 175 q/ha.
3. Rajapuri
4. Krishna
5. Godavari

II) Late Varieties:
 

1. Duggirala:

a. Requires heavy fertile soil.
b. Cultivated in Guntur district of A.P.
c. Average yield - 250 q/ha.

2. Salem:

a. Dark yellow colour
b. Average yield - 350 to 400 q/ha.

3. Tekurpeta:


a. High yielding variety
b. Long, stout and uniform rhizomes
c. Yield - 380 to 400 q/ha.

4. Krishna:

a. Seedling selection from tekurpeta.

Current Category » Production Technology of Spices