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Wheat variety that develops in 110 days

Chander Mohan
Chander Mohan

November is approaching and Rabi season crops have started to be sown. There are several states which produce wheat and have a large share of wheat production from these states. Uttar Pradesh is a major wheat-producing state. Farmer, Prakash Raghuvanshi of this state has achieved a great achievement. He has developed two native varieties of wheat. This discovery is done by Prakash Raghuvanshi of Kudrat Agricultural Research Institute, Varanasi district. The name of this type of wheat is named Kudrat 8 and Kudrat Vishwanath. These are both dwarf species.

The length of these species is approximately 90 centimetres and its earring length is about 20 centimetres. This species of wheat gets ready in 110 days. Its yield is 25-30 quintals per acre. The grain of this species is thick and shiny. Given its yield and quality, its demand has increased in many states. This species of wheat can easily bear problems like a hailstorm. So far, Prakash Singh has developed over 300 species of agricultural crops.

Agriculture sector seeks more of such vibrant farmers who can contribute to the development of better products and better quality food.

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