Pigeonpea

Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) has made significant contributions in the development of improved cultivars and their relevant production, protection and processing technologies in fourteen mandated crops, covering cereals, coarse millets, pulses, oilseeds, fodder, fibre  and horticultural crops. These crop varieties have been widely adopted in their recommended areas / agro-climatic zones. 

Pusa 2001

 

Locations: Delhi and National Capital Region of Delhi. A high yielding variety which fits well in arhar – wheat rotation.

Performance Results:

  • Suitable for normal sown conditions
  • Average seed yield is 20.0 q/ ha

Cost(per unit of weight):

  • Breeder seed  Rs. 110/ Kg.; TL Seed Rs. 100 /kg.
  • High productivity/ area under the specified agri ecological situation in the designated zone

 

Pusa 2002

Locations: National Capital Region of Delhi. This variety can fit well in the double cropping system and a timely sown crop can be harvested by second week of November vacating the field for Rabi crops.

Performance Results:

  • Suitable for timely sown conditions
  • Average seed yield is 17.7 q/ ha

Cost(per unit of weight):

  • Breeder seed  Rs. 110/ Kg.; TL Seed Rs. 100 /kg.
  • High productivity/ area under the specified agri ecological situation in the designated zone

 

Pusa 991

Locations: Delhi and National Capital Region of Delhi. Highly suitable for rainfed and salinity prone areas. Seed is medium bold (7.9 g/100 seeds), brown, shining and round.

Performance Results:

  • Suitable for rained and salinity conditions
  • Average seed yield is 18.45 q/ha

Cost(per unit of weight):

  • Breeder seed  Rs. 110/ Kg.; TL Seed Rs. 100 /kg.
  • High productivity/ area under the specified agri ecological situation in the designated zone.

 

Pusa 992

Locations: Haryana,  Punjab, Rajasthan, Western U.P. and Delhi. Medium bold seed (8.5 g/100 seeds) is brown, shining and round. It is the best available released variety for arhar - wheat rotation

Performance Results:

  • Suitable for early sowing
  • Average seed yield is 16.5 q/ha

Cost(per unit of weight):

  • Breeder seed  Rs. 110/ Kg.; TL Seed Rs. 100 /kg.
  • High productivity/ area under the specified agri ecological situation in the designated zone