New variety release –I.A.R.I

KJ Staff
KJ Staff
Pearl Millet
Pearl Millet: Pusa 1201- Dual Purpose Hybrid

Year of release


Recommended areas

NCT of Delhi

Production conditions

Timely sown,restricted irrigations

Average yield



· Hybrid released for NCT of Delhi

· Pusa 1201 is a dual purpose pearl millet hybrid with high grain and stover yields.

· Average grain yield of this hybrid is 28.10 q/ha and stover yield of the hybrid is 72 q/ha. Pusa 1201 matures in 80 days.

· Highly resistant to downy mildew

· The grain iron and zinc content of Pusa 1201 was recorded 55 ppm and 48 ppm, respectively.

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