09-12-2021

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

IQMH202 (IIMRQPMH 1601)

Type of corn : Quality Protein Maize (QPM)

Parentage: DQL 2209 × DMRQPM 106

Year of release (CSC on CSN & RVAC): 2020, (Dated Nov.9, 2020)

Gazette Notification Details: S.O. 500(E) MoA & FW dated 29th January 2021

Yield (t/ha): 7.2-8.0t/ha in the recommended ecology

Season: Kharif Season

Maturity Group: Early (96 days in NWPZ during Kharif)

Recommended for cultivation in: Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttarakhand Plain, and Western Uttar Pradesh

Reaction to major diseases and insects: The hybrid has shown resistant reaction to Maydis Leaf Blight and moderately resistant reaction to Chilo partellus

Other remarks: Medium maturity single cross hybrid shown significant yield superiority (13.35%) over the relevant best check in North Western Plain Zone during three years of testing in AICRP trials of maize. It exhibited high Tryptophan (0.66%) and Lysine content (3.05%) in endospermic protein. This hybrid responds to high inputs, due to medium duration it can be fit better in any maize-based cropping system.