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Pusa Basmati 1728 paddy variety

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22 June 2022, New Delhi: Description: This variety is resistant to bacterial blight disease and is suitable for cultivation in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Western UP. The crop is recommended for irrigated transplanted conditions and it needs water throughout the growing period. Approximate days of harvestable maturity are 140 to 145 days 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 20.0 to 24.0 q/acre

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