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Virat Moong Variety from Shakti Vardhak Hybrid Seeds

17 February 2024, New Delhi: Virat Moong Variety from Shakti Vardhak Hybrid Seeds


· Erect plant, with height of 50-60 cm
· Long pods with 12-14 grains per pod
· Bold and lustrous green grains
· 1000 grains weigh 48 gm
· Bears tolerance for yellow mosaic virus
· Suitable for summer and kharif sowing


The trial data for 2015-16 of Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Agriculture University Akola, Maharasthra speaks for the superiority of Virat in yield. Virat has 20.03% higher yield than Utkarsha, 13.97% higher yield than PUSA-9531, 10.12% higher than SML-688 and 7.14% higher than Vaibhav.

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