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LPCH 3 (IMHP1540)

Type of corn: Popcorn
Parent: Dpcl 15-90 × Dpcl 117
Year of release: 2020
Gazette Notification: Gazette Notification Details : S.O. 3482 (E)S.N.44, Dated 7th October, 2020
Season: Kharif; but also can does well during rabi
Yield: 3.5-4.0 t/ha (in Kharif)
Maturity: Early (80-85 days)
Recommended for cultivation in: Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnaidu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh & Gujarat
Reaction to major diseases and insects: Moderately Resistant (MR) to Charcoal rot, Fusarium stalk rot, Maydis leaf blight and Curvularia leaf spot under artificial epiphytotic conditions at hot spots
Special features: LPCH3 showed significant overall grain yield superiority of 18.1 % over the best check during the three years of testing in AICRP trials. Highest Popping percentage is reported (up to 96.0 %) with a mean of 89.8 % in AICRP trial. It has shown 12.2 % superiority in Poppiness to the best check in AICRP trials. The highest Popping expansion (PE) is reported up to 1:20 in AICRP trial with mean of 1: 14.6 in the AICRP testing.