A state-run agricultural college in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur has developed new sorts of oats, wheat, rice and niger crop, that are appropriate for manufacturing in different states as effectively, an official mentioned on Saturday.
A state-run agricultural college in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur has developed new sorts of oats, wheat, rice and niger crop, that are appropriate for manufacturing in different states as effectively, an official mentioned on Saturday. The Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (JNKVV) has developed two varieties every of oats and wheat, one kind of rice and three sorts of niger, which have been notified by the Centre as being appropriate for manufacturing, the college’s vice-chancellor Dr P Okay Bisen mentioned.
The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare had issued a gazette notification on January 3 on this regard, he mentioned. “Seeds of those new crop varieties will probably be made obtainable to farmers shortly. This may guarantee high quality manufacturing of crops and generate extra earnings,” Bisen mentioned.
The brand new varieties had been examined over a interval of three years in numerous agro-climatic situations in particular crop-growing areas of assorted states, mentioned Dr G Okay Koutu, director of analysis companies on the JNKVV. These new crops possess a mixture of a number of fascinating traits resembling high-grain yield, resistance to ailments, good grain high quality and brief period harvest, he mentioned.
Of the 2 new sorts of oats, JO 05-304 is appropriate for manufacturing in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, whereas JO 10-506 will be produced in Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, japanese area of Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Manipur, he mentioned.
The brand new sorts of wheat “MP 1323 and MP 1358 and rice JR 10” will be grown in particular areas of Madhya Pradesh, he mentioned. Three sorts of niger (ramtil) JNS 521, JNS 2015-9 and JNS 2016-1115 are appropriate for irrigated and non-irrigated areas of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Dr Koutu added.
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