IISR-Mahima (Ginger)
Year of Release 2001
Pedigree A selection from germplasm.
Areas of Adoption Kerala
Maturity Group 200 days
Average Yield 23.2 t/ha
Quality Attribute  
Essential oil 1.72%
Dry recovery 19%
Fibre content 3.26%
Morphological Characters  
Colour of aerial shoot Green
Plant height (cm) 65.3
Leaf length/breadth (cm) 23.9/2.9
No. of tillers per clump 12.8
No. of leaves per tiller 12.5
Shape of rhizome plumpy with bold
Colour of scale Brown
Special characteristics  

Plumpy and bold rhizomes with fibre content. Resistant to root knot nematode.


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