Gujarat Anand Castor 11
Year of Release 2018
Area and Condition for which release Irrigated and Rainfed Areas of Middle Gujarat
Special Features: Early maturity. Mahagony stem colour, double bloom and convergent type branching habit. Flat leaf, spiny capsule, condensed internodes, compact spike and light brown seed colour
Name of centre ARS, Sansoli
Average yield Irrigated: 3230 kg/ha; Rainfed: 2366 kg/ha

This variety gave 26.30% of higher yield over check variety GC 3 whereas, it found at par with hybrid GCH 7 for seed yield under irrigated condition in middle Gujarat. Under rainfed conditions of Middle Gujarat, it also showed 35.59% higher seed yield than check variety GC 3. Days to flowering, days to maturity and number of nodes upto primary spike indicated earliness of GAC 11 over all the checks. Hence it is more suitable for intensive cultivation in irrigated areas of middle Gujarat. This variety showed resistant against wilt far as insects it is comparable with sucking pests like thrips, leaf hopper and whitefly infestation. The oil content of this variety is 48.44% which is comparable to checks.