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All India Network Project on Tobacco


Research Achievements(PDF File )

Varieties released:

Type of Tobacco Number of varieties developed
FCV tobacco 27
Bidi tobacco 17
Chewing tobacco 19
Rustica/ Hookah tobacco 9
Cigar wrapper tobacco 2
Cheroot tobacco 3
Natu and Lanka tobaccos 5
Total 82

Varietal Impact

  • FCV tobacco yield increased to an extent of 51% in Karnataka
  • Bidi tobacco yield was enhanced by 47% in Gujarat
  • Bidi tobacco yield was increased by 100% in Karnataka
  • Rustica tobacco yield was improved to an extent of 122%  in  Gujarat and 17% in Uttar Pradesh
  • Pikka tobacco yield in Odisha was improved by 17%