Image of Castor Hybrid ICH-66
Year of release 2019
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 3220 (E), 05-09-2019
Released at Central or State level Central
Developed by ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500030
Pedigree / type of material SKP-84 x ICS-164
Recommended states AP, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Odisha
and Maharashtra
Recommended ecology Rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to 50% flowering 50-51 DAS
Days to maturity for first picking 94-97 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1560 (Rainfed)
Days to 50% flowering 50-55
Plant height upto base of primary(cm)  102-112
Number of nodes to primary raceme 15-19
100 seed weight(g) 27-30
Oil content(%)   46-49
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt, Macrophomina root rot and leafhopper
Source of seed ICAR-IIOR, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500030