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  1. What are the currently available drought tolerant sugarcane varieties?
  2. Varieties Co 86032, Co 88006, CoTl 88322, Co 95014, Co97008, Co 99004, Co 95003, Co 95006, Co 94012, Co 96009, CoJn 86-600, VSI 9/20, Co 99012, Co 97001 and Co 96023 are some drought tolerant varieties.
  3. What are the varieties that are tolerant to water logging?
  4. Varieties like Co 8231, Co 8232, Co8145, CoSi 86071, Co Si 776, Co 8371, Co 99006, 93A4, 93A11, 93A145 and 93A21 are tolerant to drought
  5. What are the varieties that are tolerant to salinity conditions?
  6. Varieties like Co 95003, Co 93005, Co 97008, Co 85019, Co 99004, Co 2001-13 grow luxuriantly even in saline soils. Other varieties like Co 94012, Co 94008, Co 2000-10, Co 2001-15 and Co 97001 are tolerant to saline conditions.
  7. Name a few sugarcane varieties tolerant to iron deficiency?
  8. Varieties like Co 8021, Co 86032, Co 86249, Co 88025, Co 94005 and Co 94012 are tolerant to iron deficiency.
  9. What are the varieties tolerant to post harvest deterioration?
  10. Varieties CoC 671, Co 7314 and Co 775 were found to be comparatively resistant than CoJ 64, CoS 510, Co 7240, CoC 8001, Co 6907 and Co 62175. Studies at Coimbatore indicated that CoC 671 is comparatively less prone to post harvest inversion than Co 6304. CoC 671 stales less and is less inclined to inversion or dextran formation, even after 14-16 months.
  11. What are the varieties good for jaggery making?
    • Andhra Pradesh: Co 6907, CoT 8201, Co 8013, Co 62175, Co 7219, Co 8014, CoR 8001
    • Bihar: CoS 767, BO 91, Co 1148
    • Gujarat: CoC 671, Co 7527, Co 62175, Co 8014, Co 740
    • Haryana: Co7717, Co 1148, Co 1158, CoS 767
    • Karnataka: Co 7704, Co 62175, Co 8014, Co 8011, CoC 671, Co 86032
    • Madhya Pradesh: Co 775, Co 7314, Co 6304, Co 62175
    • Maharashtra: Co 775, Co 7219, CoC 671, Co 740, Co 7257, Co 86032
    • Orissa: Co 7704, Co 7219,Co 62175, Co 6304
    • Punjab: CoJ 64, Co 1148, CoJ 81
    • Rajasthan: 997, Co 419
    • Tamilnadu: CoC 671, Co 62175, Co 7704, Co 6304, Co 8021, Co 86032, CoC 92061
    • Uttar Pradesh: CoS 687, CoJ 64, Co1148, CoS 767, CoS 802, CoS 7918, Co 1158, CoS 8408, CoS 8432,BO 91, CoS 8315, CoS 8016, CoS 8118, CoS 8119, BO 19, CoS 837
    • West Bengal CoJ 64, Co 1148
  12. What are the varieties that have good juice quality for beverage purposes?
  13. Varieties like CoC 671, Co 62175, Co 7717, Co 86032, Co 86249 and Co 94012 have high sugar content in juice, light colored and less fibre and are suitable for making sugarcane juice

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