Seed Industry

Pusa Basmati 1718 paddy variety

22 June 2022, New Delhi: Description: This variety is resistant to bacterial leaf blight and is suitable for cultivation in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana. Approximate days of harvestable maturity are 136-138days after sowing.

Salient Feature: 5 kg seed is sufficient for per acre of transplantation; Spacing (during transplanting): row to row 20 cm and plant to plant 20 cm. Average yield is around 18-20 q/acre

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