Research for HYV of coconuts in nation undertaken by ICAR

Q.  ICAR has taken on research for developing HYV of coconuts including?
- Published on 05 May 16

a. Veppankulam-3
b. Kalpatharu
c. Chandrakalpa
d. All of the above

ANSWER: All of the above
Research for developing HYV of coconut in the country will be undertaken by Indian Council of Agricultural Research- Central Plantation Crops Research Institute Kasaragod, State Agricultural Universities and Coconut Development Board
  • Five drought tolerant, tall varieties from ICAR Institutes and one variety from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore have been released for cultivation.
  • Veppankulam-3: Drought tolerant, High yield
  • Kalpatharu: Drought tolerant, High yield
  • Chandrakalpa- Drought tolerant, High Oil yield
  • Kalpa Pratibha- Drought tolerant, High Oil yield, tender nut
  • Kalpa Mitra- Drought tolerant High nut, oil yield, tender nut
  • Kalpa Dhenu- Drought tolerant, high oil yield

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