30-10-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Ludhiana (Punjab)

Name of Centre: Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
Latitude: 30o 56’ N
Longitude: 75o 52’ E

Address: Maize Section, Department of Plant Breeding and
Genetics, PAU, Ludhiana

Staff details: Sanctioned Positions

Scientists: 6
Technical/ office/supporting staff: 12

Mandate:
To enhance maize productivity and profitability through single cross hybrid
technology and value-added specialty maize
Farm area: 35 Acre

Varieties/Hybrids developed and released by PAU

Phule Maharshi

S No

Variety/ hybrid

Year of release

Yield

(q/ha)

Distinguishable characters

 

1.       

Pb Hyb 1

1956

2.       

Ganga 1

1961

Double cross hybrid

3.       

Ganga Hybrid Makka 101

1961

40.0

Double cross hybrid with strong stem; leaves broad and dark green; ears long, well filled with tight husk cover extending beyond the cap of the cob; grains attractive, bold, round, hard and orange yellow; plant stay green at harvest. Resistant to downy mildew and other diseases.

4.

Ganga Safaid Hybrid Makka 2

1963

43.0

Double top-cross hybrid, plants with strong stem; leaves erect and broad; ear placement medium with good husk cover; grins round, medium and white; moderately susceptible to leaf blight and rust but tolerant to stem borer.

5.

Ganga Hybrid Makka 3

1964

35.0

Double cross hybrid, early maturing, plants vigorous with good husk cover; grains bright orange yellow, medium, bold and flint; resistant to downy mildew.

6.

Him 123

1964

45.0

Double cross hybrid, tall plants; medium ear placement; grains yellow, bold and semi flint; recommended for hilly areas.  

7.

Vijay*

1969

60.0

Dual purpose composite; leaves broad; ears bold thick with light husk cover; average to low ear placement; tassel open, generally white silks; grains moderately bold, semi- dent to flint and yellow to orange. 

8.

Ganga Hybrid Makka 5

1968

45.0

A medium stature double top cross hybrid with medium maturity; grains bold, yellow and semi flint. 

9.

Rattan*

1971

40.0

A medium maturity composite; leaves broad; medium ear placement; grains light yellow, semi flint, soft and dull.

10.

Makki Safed 1*

1973

37.5

Early maturing, erect plant type; grains dull white. 

11.

Ageti 76*

1976

39.0

Early maturing; grains bold, attractive, medium round and orange yellow, usually flint; wider adaptability.

12.

Partap*

1980

45.0

Medium tall composite with low ear placement; stem strong, medium thick; ears long thick with tight husk cover; grains flint to semi-flint, medium and orange yellow. 

13.

Sangam

1981

50.0

Medium tall, vigorous hybrid with strong stem; average ear placement; grains white, bold semi-flint to dent.

14.

Navjot*

1982

41.0

Early maturing composite, compact plant type; grains attractive, medium sized, yellow orange and mostly flint type.   .

15.

Partap 1

1983

62.5

Cold tolerant, high yielding winter maize composite, resembles Partap for morphological traits. 

16.

Parbhat*

1987

44.0

Medium tall plants; stem medium thick, lodging resistant, medium ear placement; ears medium long and thick with well developed husk cover; grains bold yellow orange and semi-flint to flint. 

17.

Sartaj*

1987

50.0

Double cross hybrid,  strong stem, medium plant height, low ear placement; leaves dark green and  narrow, relatively erect; tassel light; ears long and medium thick; grains medium bold, yellow orange and flint.  

18.

Kiran*

1988

38.0

Average ear placement; leaves medium broad; early maturity; grains usually orange flint.  

19.

J 1006

1989

165.0

(Green fodder)

Tall,  quick  growing   fodder    maize

composite with broad leaves, moderately   resistant  to  maydis  leaf

blight   and    brown    stripe      downy

mildew diseases, ears are long, thick and cylindrical. Grains are white, bold and semi-flint to semi- dent.

20.

Megha*

1990

30.0

Early maturity, medium tall plants with medium ear placement, drought tolerant; grains yellow orange and flint. 

21.

Kesri

1992

40.0

Early maturity, plant height and ear placement medium; ears thick at  the base and tapering towards the tip; good tip filling and husk cover; grains deep orange flint.  Also recommended for baby corn.

22.

Punjab Sathi 1

1994

22.5

Heat tolerant, extra early maturity, plants short with medium ear placement; leaves narrow, short, semi-erect to erect; tassels

 light and open; silks generally light green; ears short, thin with light husk cover; grains small, orange and flint.  

23.

Paras

1995

55.0

Single cross hybrid, tall, medium stout  stem and ear placement; medium sized semi erect leaves; tassel  medium; anther and silks green; ear thin and  long; grain yellow bold flint  with a few semi dents; cob white thin.  

24.

Pearl  Popcorn

1995

30.0

Medium plant height and ear placement; ears thin long and cylindrical; grains small, round and flint.  

25.

Parkash*

1997

48.0 (I)

36.0 (R)

Short duration and drought tolerant hybrid, plants medium tall, medium ear placement; leaves medium sized and semi erect; tassel medium  sized and open; ear long and tip slightly blank; grains yellow orange and flint; cobs white. Also recommended for baby corn.

26.

JH 3459

2000

51.0 (I)

40.0 (R)

Plants medium tall, medium ear placement; leaves medium sized and dark green; tassel open with spreading branches and medium; ears uniform, medium long with shinning orange flint grains; tips comparatively filled; cobs white; plants have stay green characteristics.

27.

Buland*

2002

77.5

Medium tall plants; ear placement medium; leaves large broad with rough surface; tassel open and medium in size; glumes green with anthocyanin pigment at the base; ears thick; grains bold, yellow orange and flint. Cold tolerant 

28.

Sheetal

2001

70.0

Medium tall winter hybrid, medium ear placement; leaves medium size; ears uniform, medium long, medium breadth; ear tip slightly blank; tassel medium and open; anther colour cream; grains orange, yellow flint, few grains with caps; cobs white.

29.

PMH 1*

2005

65.0

Tall plants; stem with purple colouration, zig-zag and sturdy; leaves medium broad; tassel open and medium; ears medium long with yellow orange and flint grains. 

30.

PMH 2

2005

45.0

Short duration hybrid, medium plant height; medium ear placement; leaves medium sized and dark green; tassel medium and semi open; silks green; ears medium long; grains yellow orange, flint with yellow caps, resistant to lodging

31.

 PAU* 352

2007

57.5

Single cross, short duration hybrid for North-western plains of India; medium tall plants, drought tolerant; tassel medium sized, semi compact; silks green; orange flint kernels with yellow caps; cobs white.

32.

Punjab Sweet Corn 1

2008

32.5

Tall plants, medium thick stem, medium ear placement; leaves broad; tassel open with creamish anthers; silks usually creamish at the time of emergence; husk cover well developed; grains orange at maturity.

33.

PMH 3*

2008

67.0

Tall plants, medium ear placement; ears conical and long; tassels open; grains orange and flint; cobs white; recommended for North-West plains of India.

34.

PMH 4*

2010

83.0

Medium plants, medium ear placement; ears conical and medium; tassels open; silk green: grains yellow orange flint with caps; cobs white; recommended for North-West plains of India.

35.

PMH 5*

2010

58.9

Medium plants, medium ear placement; ears conical and medium; tassels open; silk green: grains orange red flint with slight capping; cobs white; recommended for Zone V of India.

36.

PMH 6*

2013

63.0

Medium duration, Thick ears, orange yellow flint grains with caps. Recommended for irrigated conditions        during kharif season for Zone III.

37.

PMH 7

2013

75.0

Short duration, attractive shinning deep orange flint grains, moderately tolerant to high temperature stress, moderately tolerant to post flowering stalk rots, moderately tolerant to shoot fly. Suitable for  irrigated conditions during Spring season for Punjab

38

PMH 8

2014

77.5

Orange flint grains with yellow  caps Moderately tolerant to high temp. stress. Suitable for irrigated conditions during Spring season for Punjab.

39

PMH 9

2014

77.5

Suitable for irrigated conditions during winter season for Punjab

40

PMH 10

2015

78.7

Plants are medium tall with medium ear placement. Leaves are broad. Attractive orange flint grains. Suitable for irrigated conditions during Spring season for Punjab

41

PMH 11

2018

55.0

Suitable for irrigated conditions during Kharif season for Punjab

42

PMH 12*

2018

71.0

Recommended for irrigated conditions        during kharif season for Zone III

44

PC 12

2020

46.0

Composite maize variety released particularly for maize growing belt in Kandi Area during Kharif season

45

J 1007

2020

175

Green fodder

Composite maize variety for fodder purpose released in Punjab