Features of Variety



Crop Name GREEN GRAM (MOONG BEAN/ MOONG)
Variety Name SML 668
Notification Date 01-01-2004
Avg Yield (Kg/Ha) On the average of two-year data (2000-2001) SML668 showed more tolerance to thrips as compared to the check variety SML668 gave average reaction of 3.12 against the check SML134 which recorded 3.99-transformed value. This is significantly lower than the 1000-1133
Maturity (Days) EARLY 75 -85
Characteristics Broad and dark green leaves Pod bearing at the top of the plant. Pods are long and drooping nature. Colour of pods at maturity is dark brown. Pod husk/cover is thick. Seed septation in pods is distinct.
Ecology Irrigated areas of the Punjab State
Reaction to Pest / Diseases New variety SML668 is also tolerant to root knot nematode and it gave score of 1.40 against the check SML134 (3.15).On the average of two-year data (200-2001) SML 668 showed more tolerance to thrips as compared to the check variety SML 668 gave average reaction of 3.12 against the check SML 134 which recorede 3.99 transformed value. This is significantly lower than the check and infesmed value. This is significantly lower than the chck and infestor in both the years. / On an average of three-year data, MYMV score of SML 668 is 1.26 against the check SML134 (4.98) thus; SML668 is resistant to MYMV as compared to the check SML-134 which is susceptible to this disease.