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Newly Released Crop Varieties

Variety Approval, Release and Registration Committee under National Seed Board officially released new varieties of different crops viz. Rice, Maize and Ginger along with complete package of practices for farmers to cultivate in different agro-ecological conditions of Nepal in the year 2016.

Rice


Description

Released

Variety

Sugandhit Dhan-1

Radha-14

Pedigree name

IT 16775

IR 77721-93-2-2-1-2

Origin

IRRI

IRRI

Plant height (cm)

102-107

106

Maturity period (days)

135-142

132-135

1000 grain wt (gm)

22

25

Milling (%)

68

68

Yield potential (t/ha)

3.5-4.5

4.0-4.2

Specialty

Aromatic, Resistant to BLB and blast

Aromatic, Resistant to BLB and blast

Recommendation Domain

Irrigated area of Terai, Inner Terai and foot hills upto 700 m

Irrigated area of Terai, Inner Terai and foot hills upto 700 m

Maize


Description

Released

Variety

Rampur Hybrid-4

Rampur Hybrid-6

Parentage

RML-32/RML-17

RML-4/RML-17

Plant height (cm)

175

178

Ear bearing height

95

92

Tassaling days

69

84

Silking days

72

87

# leaf below ear/cob

9

8

#leaf above ear/cob

5

5

Grain color

Orange

Yellow

Yield potential (t/ha)

6.95

6.8

Recommendation Domain

Terai and Inner Terai

Terai and Inner Terai

Specialty

Stay green up to maturity moderately resistant to borer and leaf blight (NLB, BLB, SLB)

Stay green up to maturity moderately resistant to borer and leaf blight (NLB, BLB, SLB)

Wheat


Description

Released

Variety

Sworgadwari

Banaganga

Parentage

XIA-984-10 YAAS KUNMING/BL 1868

XIA-984-10 YAAS KUNMING/BL 1868

Pedigree name

BL 3629

BL 3623

Origin

Nepal

Nepal

Plant height (cm)

81

87

Maturity period (days)

159-161

111-124

1000 grain weight (g)

47

43-57

Yield potential (t/ha)

3-4.5

4-5

Recommendation Domain

Mid hills

Terai and Inner Terai

Specialty

Resistant to yellow rust, blight, loose smut, powdery mildew etc.

Resistant to yellow rust, blight, loose smut, powdery mildew etc.

Ginger


Description

Released

Variety

Kapurkot – 2

Parentage

Selection from Zirmale, Ilam

Plant height (cm)

62.6

Maturity period (days)

240-260

Tiller (no)

9

Rhizome wt (gm)

350-500

Yield potential (t/ha)

40.2

Specialty

Stable high yielding and resistant to rhizome rot disease

Recommendation Domain

Mid hill