Registration of ICGV 88438, ICGV 89214, and ICGV 91098 Peanut Germplasm uri icon


  • Three large-seeded peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) germplasm lines,ICGV 88438 (Reg. no. GP-84, PI 596514), ICGV 89214 ( GP-85, PI 596515), and ICGV 91098 (Reg. no. GP-86, PI596516), were released in 1996 by the ICRISAT Plant MaterialIdentification Committee because of their high yield, high 100-seedweight, and greater oleic/linoleic (OIL) fatty acid ratio. Earlier,after 3 to 6 yr (1990-1995) of evaluation in Cyprus, they had alsobeen released in 1995 by the Agricultural Research Institute atNicosia, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment,for cultivation in the summer season with irrigation in thecoastal region of Paphos; ICGV 88438 was released as 'Nikoklia',ICGV 89214 as 'Kouklia', and ICGV 91098 as 'Gigas'

publication date

  • 1997