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Wheat varieties at national level and their heat sensitivity index (HSI)

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18 October 2022, New Delhi: The varieties and their heat sensitivity estimated before release

RankVariety% ShareHSI
1DBW 187 (Karan Vandana)14.40.8
2DBW 303 (Karan Vaishnavi)9.30.9
3HD 29678.41.1
4HD3226 (Pusa Yashasvi)6.61.2
5HD 3086 (Pusa Gautami)6.51.3
7DBW 2224.51.0
• Recent released varieties are more resilient to terminal heat tolerance due to low HSI • Mega varieties are more tolerant to heat stress (lower yield reduction) – large share

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