Rice

Pusa Basmati 1

Description

Released by CVRC during 1989 for Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir

Salient Feature
First semi-dwarf, high yielding Basmati rice variety.It possesses excellent grain and cooking quality with soft texture and pleasant aroma.It takes 135-140 days to maturity with an Average yield of 5-5.5 t/ha.

Improved Pusa Basmati 1

Description

Developed through molecular breeding in collaboration with National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, IARI, New Delhi, this variety was released in 2007 by CVRC for Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir

Salient Feature
First product of molecular breeding in rice in India. Improved Pusa Basmati 1 is an improved version of Pusa Basmati 1 with resistance to bacterial leaf blight.

Pusa Basmati 1121

Description

Pusa Basmati 1121 was released by the Delhi State as Pusa 1121 (Pusa Sugandh 4) in 2003 and subsequently notified as Pusa Basmati 1121 in the year 2008. This variety is recomended for the Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir

Salient Feature
This variety possess unique Basmati quality characters namely, extra-long slender, highly aromatic grains. It has longest kernel length after cooking with an exceptionally high cooked kernel elongation ration. It has seed to seed maturity of 145 days with an average yield of 4.5 t/ha.

Pusa Basmati 1509

Description

Pusa Basmati 1509 was relased in 2013 by CVRC for the Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir

Salient Feature
This variety overcomes all major weaknesses of Pusa Basmati 1121. It matures in 115 days with an average yield of 5 tons/ ha and possesses non-lodging and non-shattering habit. On account of being early it saves 6 irrigations.

Pusa Basmati 401

Description

Pusa Basmati 6 (Pusa 1401) was relased in 2008 by CVRC for the Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Western UP and Uttarakhand

Salient Feature
Pusa Basmati 6 (Pusa 1401) is an improvement over Pusa 1121 in its yielding ability, agronomy and cooking quality. It is characterized by semi-dwarf plant type, tolerant to lodging, chalky grains less than 4%, its grain on cooking has uniform shape and strong aroma. It matures in 140-145 days with an average yield of 5 tons/ ha

Pusa Sugandh 5

Description

Variety was released in 2004 by CVRC for the Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir

Salient Feature
A semi-dwarf high yielding aromatic rice variety suitable for multiple cropping system in northern India. It has extra long grains and excellent cooking quality. It possesses tolerance to shattering. It matures in 120-125 days with an average yield of 5.5-6 tons/ ha.

Pusa 1592

Description

Variety recomended for Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir. It was released in 2014 by CVRC

Salient Feature
It has extra-long slender translucent grain. It is strongly aromatic. It is a MAS derived bacterial blight resistant line developed by pyramiding of bacterial blight resistance genes with yield and quality on par to the recurrent parent Pusa Sugandh 5 and also suitable for multiple cropping system in northern India.

Pusa 1612

Description

This variety is recomended for Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir. It was released in 2013 by CVRC

Salient Feature
This variety is an near isogenic line (NIL) of Pusa Sugandh 5 for blast resistance. This was developed through marker assisted backcross breeding wherein genes Piz5 and Pi54 were pyramided in the background of Pusa Sugandh 5. It matures in 115-120 days with an average yield of 5.5-6 tons/ ha .

Pusa Basmati 1609

Description

Recomended for Basmati growing regions of the Uttar Pradesh, NCR Delhi, Uttarakhand and Punjab. Released by CVRC in 2015

Salient Feature
It is the first Basmati rice variety developed by pyramiding blast resistance genes showed resistance to neck blast and moderate resistance to leaf blast. Seed to seed maturity is only 120 days with an average yield of 4.6 tons/ ha

Pusa Rice Hybrid 10

Description

Released by CVRC in 2001 for commercial cultivation in the irrigated eco-systems of Haryana, Delhi and Uttaranchal.

Salient Feature
The first aromatic super fine grain hybrid released in India with an average yield of 7 tons/ ha. Most popular among the rice hybrids. It matures in 110-115 days from seed to seed, saving in irrigation, very high per day productivity and overall profitability.

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