About Jute /Varieties

Kenaf ( Hibiscus canabinus)


SNO Name of Variety Year of Release Potential Yield (q/ha) Significant attributes Area recommended
1 HC-583 1963 25 Most popular variety, tolerant to root rot disease Mesta growing area of W.B.
2 AMC-108 1982 20-25 Resistant to foot and stem rot diseases, tolerant to jassids and spiral borer Southern India, Bihar, Odisha
3 MT 150 (Nirmal) 2005 30 Superior paper pulp quality for newsprint. Entire mesta growing belt
4 JBM-2004-D (Sumit) 2009 27 Resistant to foot and stem rot and tolerant to Spiral borer, mealy bug and good fibre quality and strength North Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Odisha
5 JRM-3 ( Sneha) 2010 25-38 Suitable for mid-April to mid-May, better fibre quality, resistant to major pests and diseases Mesta growing belt of the country
6 JRM-5 (Shrestha ) 2010 27.5 Suitable for mid-April to mid-May, better fibre quality, resistant to major pests and diseases Mesta growing belt of the country