Breeder Seed Production

The entire Breeder Seed Production of cotton is organized and monitored by the Project Coordinator employing various Proforma developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. There was no mismatch between Government of India indent and production from 1990-91 onwards, thanks to the sincere efforts of AICCIP Breeders. During the year 2005-06, against a total indent of 192 quintals, around 450 quintals of Breeder Seeds have been produced.

Indent and production of Breeders Seed (1990-2006)

Indent

Production

Year

Variety

Parent of hybrid

Total

Variety

Parent of hybrid

Total

1990-91

34.2

44.3

82.2

268.4

104.3

374.6

1991-92

94.4

34.5

131.6

233.2

101.8

334.2

1992-93

114.3

38.4

154.9

513.0

74.4

590.0

1993-94

90.8

4.2

94.3

473.7

52.1

524.2

1994-95

114.2

9.9

124.2

422.9

4.0

424.3

1995-96

124.4

18.8

144.3

394.4

44.3

444.2

1996-97

203.6

28.2

231.8

304.2

54.3

362.2

1997-98

114.3

22.2

138.4

164.7

104.5

269.2

1998-99

168.6

9.0

177.6

142.9

34.4

180.7

1999-00

130.9

8.4

139.3

214.1

54.4

271.6

2000-01

104.2

9.5

114.2

249.8

59.8

309.6

2001-02

128.6

9.6

138.2

161.2

23.4

184.7

2002-03

84.1

4.3

90.8

104.4

23.2

130.9

2003-04

-

-

75.4

-

-

261.8

2004-05

-

-

112.6

-

-

203.4

2005-06

191.1

1.6

192.7

392.2

57.6

449.8


Information compiled, Page designed and developed by M. Sabesh, Scientist(SS), CICR, Coimbatore