Year New variety Extant variety Farmers’ variety Total
2009 2 163 3 168
2010 - 49 - 49
2011 15 102 - 117
2012 21 129 3 153
Total 38 443 6 487
Share 7.80 90.96 1.23 100
Source: Compiled by the authors from PVPFRA annual reports for the year 2008- 09, 2009-10, 2010-11, minutes of the meeting, issues of Plant Variety Journal of India and website
Table 3: Year-wise issue of CoR (as on 3 October 2012).