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High yielding wheat variety DBW 332 (Karan Aditya)

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19 October 2022, New Delhi: The variety DBW 332 (Karan Aditya) has been 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).

The average yield of DBW 332 is 78.3q/ha with a potential yield of 83.0q/ha..

DBW 332 is highly resistant for stripe and leaf rust 

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