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Characteristic features- Tolerant to Azhukal disease. Performs well under irrigated conditions. It has medium long panicles, oblong bold and parrot green capsules


Pedigree/parentage- Clonal selection from germplasm collection.
Dry recovery-22.50%
Essential oil-9%
Area of adaptability- Suitable for higher altitude. Vandanmedu and Nelliyampathy of Kerala and Anamalai and Meghamalai of Tamil Nadu
Average yield (Kg/ ha)- 766