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High yielding wheat variety DBW 222

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20 October 2022, New Delhi: High yielding wheat variety DBW 222

Area Recommendation – NWPZ (Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan (except Kota and Udaipur divisions) and Western UP (except Jhansi division), parts of J&K (Jammu and Kathua distt.) and parts of HP (Una distt. and Paonta valley) and Uttarakhand (Tarai region))

Timely sown, irrigated conditions

Seed yield –  61.3 q/ha

Potential Yield – 82.1q/ha

Plant height – 103 (98-108)

Maturity (days): 143 (139-150)

Resistant to brown rust, Moderately resistant to yellow rust, Only 18.4% reduction in yield was recorded, when sown late, chapatti quality score (7.5/10), Bread quality score 8.24 and biscuit spread factor 8.45

Also Read: 10 new high yielding wheat varieties for Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan

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