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Earn Quick Profits by Cultivating these New & High Yielding Varieties of  Moong

Mung bean, popularly known as Moong daal in India, is cultivated both in summer and Kharif seasons in India. It is one of the main pulse crops that get ripened in a short span of time. Rich in nutrition and protein, it is among the tastiest and healthiest pulse in the Indian palate. As the crop gets ripened in a short span, farmers can earn very good profits by cultivating moong. To obtain a high yield from moong cultivation, it is considered important that farmers should choose their improved varieties. 

In this article, we explore some new and high yielding varieties of moong that will help you earn great profits. 

Advanced Varieties of Moong 

MUM 2: The plant of this variety of moong is about 85 centimeters in height. They are also interlocked. The grains of this variety appears medium and shiny in shape. It ripens in 80-85 days and gives a yield of 20-22 quintals per hectare. 

RMG 268: This improved variety of moong are grown in low rainfall areas. This variety is drought resistant. With this variety, you can get about 20 percent more yield from the crop. 

Pusa Vishal: This variety ripens in just 70-75 days. This variety can be sown in both Zaid and Kharif seasons and gives a yield of 15-20 quintals per hectare. 

PS 16: PS 16 variety of moong gets ready to ripen in 60-65 days. The plant of this variety grows straight and is relatively longer. It has the potential of giving a yield of 10-15 quintals per hectare. The variety is suitable for both rain and summer seasons. 

SML 668: SML 668 can be sown in both Zaid and Kharif seasons. The stem of this variety is very strong and the legumes are bent in the form of flakes at the bottom while the grains of this variety are thick. Its 1000 grains weigh around 58-63 grams. It is an early maturing variety and gives a yield of around 15-20 quintals per hectare. 

Mohini: This variety of moong has a unique ability to tolerate the yellow mosaic virus. It ripens in 70-75 days and its plant bears 10-12 seeds and its grains are small in each of its pods. The plant will give you a yield of 10-12 quintals per hectare. 

Sheela: This variety is considered very suitable for the North Indian states because of the perfect weather conditions. The crop gets ripened in 75-80 days. It can yield 15-20 quintals per hectare. 

Pant moong 1: This improved variety of moong gets ripened in 75 days during the Zaid season. The grains in this variety are smaller and yields up to 10-12 quintals per hectare. 

Varsha: An early variety of moong, the plant of Varsha variety is small and shrubby. The yields 10-12 quintals per hectare. 

Sunaina: The seeds of this variety are green and shiny. The crop has the potential to yield 12-15 quintals per hectare. 

Amrit: It is considered good to sow Amrit Moong variety in the Kharif season. Like Mohini variety, this variety also has the ability to tolerate yellow mosaic virus disease. It can yield up to 10-12 quintals. 

Krishna 11: It is also an advanced early variety of moong. Suitable for Uttar Pradesh, this variety ripens in 65-70 days and can yield up to 10-12 quintals of the crop. 



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