Landmark Varieties

Wheat for National Food Security

HD 2967

  • A widely adapted variety of wheat with ever maximum area coverage under a single variety 
  • The alone variety contributed towards 50% of total wheat production in India
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  • Licensed to about 204 private seed companies for fast spread
  • A record of licensing of a single food grain variety under MoU
  • Has got a very high breeder seed indent

HD CSW 18: First variety specifically bred for Conservation Agriculture

  • First ever variety bred for conservation agriculture (CA)
  • Suited for early sowing (mid-October), released for NCR.
  • Average yield is 60 q/ha against 55 q/ha of check HD 2967
  • It matures in 150 days and average plant height is 110 cm
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DBW 187

  • A biofortified wheat variety with wider adaptability.
  • Recommended for timely sown irrigated consitions of NEPZ, NWPZ and CZ
  • Average yield is 75.5 q/ha under high fertility conditions in NWPZ
  • Rich in iron (43.1 ppm) in comparison to 28.0-32.0 ppm in popular varieties
  • This variety has higest breeder seed indent during 2021-22

HD 3226

  • A high yielding variety for timely sown irrigated conditions of NWPZ
  • It has an average seed yield of 57.5 q/ha with 12.8% protein content
  • It has multiple resistance against all major diseases of wheat;
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