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New Field Crop Varieties

Thailand based research institute is offering technology of new field crop varieties for better crop production. The details of the various varieties are as follows:
Mungbeans Variety Chai Nat 72: It was improved by mutation technique using gamma rays from the original variety; Kamphaeng Saen 2. It has moderate resistance to stem borer, compared with Kamphaeng Saen 2 which shows susceptibility. The average grain yield of Chai Nat 72 is about 1,325 kg/ha. Soybeans Variety Chiang Mai 3: It was derived from the cross between G9946 and AGS17. It shows high yield, which is about 2,062 kg/ha (7% higher than that of Chiang Mai 60, a check variety), In addition Chiang Mai 3 is also resistant to leaf spot and downy mildew and has a good adaptability.
Cassava Variety Rayong 72: It was derived from the cross between Rayong 1 and Rayong 5. It shows the highest fresh root yield with a moderate starch content. It performs well in the North-East of Thailand. Single Corn Hybrid Variety Nakhon Sawan 72: It was developed from a cross between two inbred lines, Nei 9008 and Nei 9202. It produces about 28% higher grain yield than an open-pollinated variety, Nakhon Sawan 1. The average grain yield of Nakhon Sawan 72 is about 5.7 t/ha. In addition, it shows resistance to downy mildew. CONTACT DETAILS: Mr. Dhanit Sophanodorn, Field Crops Research Instt, Dept of Agriculture. Chattuchak, Bangkok 10900

Sector: Agriculture & Agro-industry
Country: India
Area of Application:
Agriculture: These new field crop varieties are recommended to farmers as one sort of technologies for increasing their crop production. Resulting from use of new varieties, they could gain more production which means that more income could be obtained.
Keywords: crop, mungbeans, soybeans, cassava, corn, agriculture
These varieties, in general, show high yield and resistance to the concerning diseases and insect pests
Environmental aspects: Not Applicable
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Transfer Terms: Consultancy
Target Countries: World Wide
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Contact Person: APCTT (UNESCAP)
Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT)
C-2, Qutab Institutional Area
City: New Delhi
Country: India
Zip/Pin Code: 110016

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