Crop New Variety Extant Variety Farmers’ Variety Total Share
Maize 14 80 - 94 19.30
Bread wheat 2 72 2 76 15.60
Cotton 11 50 - 61 12.52
Rice 1 53 4 58 11.90
Pearl millet 5 36 - 41 8.41
Sorghum 5 29 - 34 6.98
Chick pea - 21 - 21 4.31
Green gram - 21 - 21 4.31
Pigeon pea - 16 - 16 3.28
Field pea - 15 - 15 3.08
Black gram - 10 - 10 2.05
Jute - 10 - 10 2.05
Lentil - 10 - 10 2.05
Garden pea - 5 - 5 1.02
Sesame - 3 - 3 0.61
Castor - 3 - 3 0.61
Kidney bean - 3 - 3 0.61
French bean - 2 - 2 0.41
Rapeseed - 2 - 2 0.41
Black gram - 1 - 1 0.20
Small cardamom - 1 - 1 0.20
Total 38 443 6 487 100
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 7: Crop-wise issue of CoR (as on 3 October 2012).