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Wheat cultivars in India

Wheat cultivars in India

names, pedigrees, origins, and adaptations

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Published by Directorate of Wheat Research in Karnal .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by K.B.L. Jain.
SeriesResearch bulletin ;, no. 2, Research bulletin (Indian Agricultural Research Institute) ;, no. 2.
ContributionsJain, K. B. L., Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Directorate of Wheat Research., Indian Agricultural Research Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 66 p. ;
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3338656M
LC Control Number2004329687

Jai Prakash Singh (45), a farmer from Varanasi, has developed a number of high yielding varieties of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), paddy (Oryza sativa L.), pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Mill.), and mustard (Brassica juncea L.) following simple selection method. His village Tandiya is 30 km away from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It is a small village with about 60 households. Wheat, any of several species of cereal grasses of the genus Triticum and their edible grains. Wheat is one of the oldest and most important of the cereal crops. It is used to make bread, pasta, cake, crackers, cookies, pastries, flour, and many other foodstuffs. Learn more about wheat in this article.

Sixteen spring wheat genotypes were grown under hot, irrigated, low latitude conditions, during the and winter cropping cycles in Mexico, Egypt, India and the Sudan, and in the. The wheat varietal development programme in India is carried out under the aegis of the All India Coordinated Research Project on Wheat and Barley through funded and voluntary centres located in various agro-ecological regions of the country. A total of wheat varieties have been notified by the Central Sub-Committee on Crop Standards,File Size: KB.

Wheat cultivars in India: names, pedigrees, origins, and adaptations. Jain, K.B.L. Directorate of Wheat Research. CIMMYT. Series: Research by: In recent years, with climate change, drought stress has been witnessed in many parts of the world. In many irrigated regions also, shortage of water supply allows only limited irrigation. These conditions have an adverse effect on the productivity of many crops including cereals such as wheat. Therefore, genetics of drought/water stress tolerance in different crops has become a priority area Cited by:


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It is ten years since Volume 1 of The World Wheat Book was completed and the intervening years have seen many changes in the world economy, in agriculture in the countries where wheat is grown, and major developments in the techniques of wheat second volume therefore updates, but does not replace, the first volume by adding to the countries discussed, giving an update on agronomy 5/5(2).

Cultivars; Wheat; Wheat. One of the most important decisions that growers make is choosing the right variety or varieties to plant. Many differences exist among the varieties, so it’s important to assess what characteristics are most important for their production area.

Planting Material. Wheat was an imported cereal during the Independent Era. However, during ’s owing to Green Revolution, newer varieties of wheat strains or wheat seeds were introduced that were drought and rust resistant, could withstand higher amount of water logging etc. Till the Green Revolution, wheat that was cultivated in India had very poor resistance and consequently.

Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food. The many species of wheat together make up the genus Triticum; the most widely grown is common wheat (T.

aestivum).The archaeological record suggests that wheat was first cultivated in the regions of the Fertile Crescent around BCE. Botanically, the wheat kernel is a type of fruit called a Family: Poaceae. In subsequent years, wheat production in Mexico, India and Pakistan increased tremendously and millions of people who otherwise would have likely died of starvation or malnutrition In Davis’ book he references Wheat cultivars in India book study claiming “Wheat gluten proteins, in • FACT: None of the wheat cultivars grown in the U.S.

were developed via the File Size: KB. Indian wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivars: physical characteristics, micronutrients and heavy metal content B.L. Karwasra Related information 1 Department of Food Science and Technology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, by: 1.

Description Wheat and Barley Grain Biofortification addresses topics associated with the alleviation of malnutrition in globally diverse populations via wheat and barley biofortification. The book synthesizes the current trends of malnutrition across the globe, the need for wheat and barley nutritional enhancement and how agronomic, microbial and molecular understanding of biofortification can Seller Rating: % positive.

sown cultivars did not perform better across the sowing time and that there is a need to develop different cultivars for various sowing conditions. Introduction.

Wheat is the second most important crop after rice in India and in –09 occupied approximately 28x ha with a production of x metric tons. India ranks second in wheat. Modern wheat varieties have short stems, the result of RHt dwarfing genes that reduce the plant's sensitivity to gibberellic acid, a plant hormone that lengthens genes were introduced to modern wheat varieties in the s by Norman Borlaug from Norin 10 cultivars of wheat grown in stems are important because the application of high levels of chemical fertilizers would Clade: Tracheophytes.

Wheat cultivars are classified as winter, intermediate or spring types according to their cold requirements. Winter wheat has a high cold requirement (vernalisation) that must be met before it will produce grain.

Spring types on the other hand have no cold requirement and reach the flowering stage approximately – days after planting. Wheat is grown on 13 percent of the cropped area of India. Next to rice, wheat is the most important food-grain of India and is the staple food of millions of Indians, particularly in the northern and north-western parts of the country.

It is rich in proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates and provides balanced food. Triticale have either winter or spring growth habit, vary significantly in plant height, tend to tiller less, and generally have larger inflorescence in comparison to wheat.

The majority of triticale cultivars have prominent awns, however recently, a limited number of both spring and winter types exhibiting awnless traits (less than 5 mm) have.

DS increased with decrease in grain hardness, but medium hard cultivars showed exceptionally higher value. The concentration of HMW ‐GS in the CFF was higher than FFF of hard wheat cultivars, whereas the concentration of LMW ‐GS in the CFF and FFF was not influenced by the fractionation of flour.

There are 35 improved wheat cultivars, landraces and 10 wild relatives of wheat. Crosses between winter and spring wheat gene pools are far more common and offer a new source of diversity.

Plant material. The plant material included a collection of durum wheat landraces and old varieties from 21 Mediterranean countries, and 20 modern cultivars used as reference, which were previously selected by [] ().Landraces were selected from a larger collection comprising accessions of different origin based on genetic variability determined by 33 SSR markers in order to represent Cited by: Currently used wheat cultivars in India have a part of rye chromosome which confers resistance to yellow rust and powdery mildew disease.

Over the years, the strains of fungus which can infect these resistant cultivars have become prominent and are spreading. Introduction of nitrogen responsive Mexican Wheat Germplasm/ cultivars set the tone for enhancement in cereal production, particularly wheat, in India followed by other crops in the s ushering in what has now become popularly known as “green Revolution.” This was very closely linked to a spurt in the utilization of nitrogenous.

NEW DEHLI, India (Ap )-Ram Kanwar Malik, a senior agronomist in the Sustainable Intensification Program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) based in Bihar, India, is the winner of the Derek Tribe Award for his outstanding contributions to making a food secure world by improving and sustaining the.

tolerance to the diseases or insects prevalent in his or her region. Cultivars developed by the University of Nebraska wheat improvement program occupied % of the state acreage. Other public varieties occupied % and private varieties occupied % (note File Size: 1MB. Wheat is the second most important crop in India next to food grain of the country is actually the staple food of the people of north-western India.

A huge portion of the total cropped area in the country is under the production of wheat gluten present in wheat determines its chapati making quality.

Wheat is defined as a cultivated grass which is grown chiefly for its. Latest report can be found in Steve Watson’s Wheat Varieties for Kansas and the Great Plains — Centurk/ Centurk / University of Nebraska: none: Turkey, Cheyenne, Parker, Newthatch (HRS), Kenya 58 (HRS), Hope (HRS) No longer in use.

Latest report can be found in Steve Watson’s Wheat Varieties for Kansas and the Great. Wheat Farming. Introduction of Wheat: Wheat is the main cereal crop and mainly a rabi season crop in wheat is largely a medium protein,soft/medium hard, and white bread wheat.

The major increase in the productivity of wheat has been observed in the states of .title = "Prevalence of Wheat dwarf India virus in wheat in India", abstract = "Wheat dwarf India virus (WDIV) is the first mastrevirus reported to have subgenomic molecules called satellites.

To establish association of the satellites with WDIV across a variety of ecoclimatic conditions, a Cited by: 2.