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High yielding wheat variety DBW 327 (Karan Shivani)

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19 October 2022, New Delhi: The average yield of DBW 327 is 79.4q/ha with a potential yield of 87.7q/ha.

This high yielding bread wheat variety DBW 327 (Karan Shivani) was released and notified by the Central Sub- Committee on Crop Standard Notification and Release of Varieties for Agricultural Crops Govt. of India

It is recommended for early sown (October 20 to November 5), high input (150% of recommended NPK) along with two sprays of growth retardants (Chlormequat chloride @ 0.2%+ tebuconazole @ 0.1% of commercial product dose at first node and flag leaf stage) under irrigated conditions in North Western Plains Zone comprising of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan (except Kota & Udaipur divisions) and Western UP (except Jhansi division), parts of J&K (Jammu & Kathua Distt.) and parts of Himachal Pradesh (Una Distt. and Paonta valley) and Uttarakhand (Tarai region).

DBW 327 is highly resistant for stripe and leaf rust under natural and artificial conditions as evident from the lower ACI values. It has also displayed resistance against the predominant races of stripe rust. The variety has shown better resistance against Karnal bunt

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