Hisar, Jan 14 (UNI) The CCS Haryana Agriculture University here has developed a new hybrid variety of Moong (pulse) named "Satya" for cultivation in the Northern-Western states of the country during Kharif season.
While stating this here today, the Research Director of the University, Dr B S Chhiller said that the Central Sub-Committee on Crops Standards had recommended this Moong variety for cultivation in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi and Western Uttar Pradesh during the Kharif season. Earlier, Indian Agricultural Research Council (ICAR) had also recommended for the release of this variety of Moong, he added.
Dr Chhiller said that the Satya variety of Moong had proved to be far more better than other varieties as it could mature within 67 to 72 days and gives a yield of 20 quintal per hectare which was higher by 12 to 34 per cent than other varieties.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr J C Katyal has lauded the efforts of the team of scientists that had developed this variety. He assured them of all possible help and resources so that they might continue their efforts for developing new and better varieties for the benefit of the farmers of the country.
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