A derivative of the cross between OS7 x IGO 320- 1139-19
Method of Breeding/ Selection
In ter-varietal h ybrid ization follow ed by Pedigree method
Method of Propagation
Mode of pollination
Nature of cultivar
Single cut variety
Year of release
Recommended Regions/ Areas
All India and hill zone comprising states of Jam m u & Kash m ir , H im ach a l Prad esh , Uttarakhand and Nilgiri hills in particular during Rabi season under single cut system.
Areas of Adoption
In temperate and sub temperate regions during
Rabi season under single cut system.
Plant 120-125cm tall with luxuriant growth.
Flower green coloured. Flowering (50%) in 120- 125 days, while maturity (seed to seed) in 150- 155 days.
Seed creamish white in colour, test weight 34-35 g/ 1000 seed
Potential Green Fodder Yield : 34.5 t/ ha (average)
Average yield on farm demonstrations 31.5 t / ha
Dry Matter Yield : 7.4 t/ ha
Average CP = Approx. 9.5-10.0%
IVDMD = 57.4%
Average NDF = 63.0 %
Average ADF = 47.0%
Resistance to diseases and pests
Resistant to grasshoppers and aphids
1.24 t/ ha
Notification number and date
CVRC No. 1178 (E) dated 20.07.2007