Wheat Farming: These are good varieties of wheat for Terai and Western Uttar Pradesh

Paddy harvesting is going on in many parts of the country. After this the main crop of Rabi season wheat sowing will start. But, before that the right selection of seeds is necessary. That too according to the climatic zone i.e. the local climate. Otherwise, even if the variety is good, there will be no yield. In such a situation, first of all, we are giving information about the varieties of wheat suitable for the districts of Bhavar and Terai region and the districts of the western plains. Sowing of early varieties can be more beneficial for the farmers. Because they are more likely to survive the heat.

Wheat varieties for Bhawar and Terai region districts like Saharanpur, Muzaffar Nagar, Bijnor, Moradabad, Rampur, Bareilly, Shahjahanpur, Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bahraich and northern part of Shravasti.

  • Sowing Time: second week of october
  • Unirrigated condition: HUW-533, K-8027, K-9351, HD-2888
  • Sowing Time: First Paksha of November (for Bhavar Bhoomi).
  • irrigated condition: K-8027, K 8962, K-9465, K 9351
  • Irrigated Condition: UP-2338, WH-542, PBW-343, UP-2382, HD-2687, K-9107, PBW-590, K-9006, DBW-17, PBW-550, K307 (Century).
  • Sowing Time: Late sowing till 25th December.
  • Irrigated Condition: Raj-3765, PBW-373, K-9162, UP-2425, Naina NW-1076, Naina (K-9533), DBW-14, DB W-16, K-9423, PBW-590.

Wheat varieties for western plains districts like Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh Nagar and Bulandshahr.

  • Sowing Time: From the second week of October to the first week of November.
  • Unirrigated condition: K.-8027 (Maghar), HUWS-533
  • Sowing Time: Second week of November.
  • Unirrigated condition: PBW.-175, K8027, K-8962, K-9465, K-9351, WH-147
  • Irrigated Condition: UP-2338, WH-542, PBW-343, UP-2382, HD-2687, K-9107, PBW.-502, K-9006, DBW-17, PBW-550, K-307 (Century), HD- 2967
  • Sowing Time: Late sowing till 25th December.
  • Irrigated Condition: Raj-3765, UP-2338, PBW-373, K-8020, UP-2425, NW-1076, K 9423, K-7903, Naina (K-9533), DBW-16

Let us now understand the wheat varieties for the districts of the South-West semi-arid region. These include Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Firozabad, Mainpuri and Etah districts.

  • Sowing Time: Second week of October.
  • Unirrigated condition: K-8027, HUW-533, K-9351
  • Sowing Time: First week of November.
  • Unirrigated condition: K-8027, K-8962, K-9465, K-9351, K-9644
  • Sowing Time: Timely sowing till 25th November.
  • Irrigated Condition: PBW-343, UP-2338, K-9006, K-9107, K-307, HD- 2687, UP-2382, PDW-233, PDW. -215, WH-896, HI-8381, PBW.-502.
  • Sowing Time: Late sowing till 25th December. Malviya-234, UP-2338, Raj-3077, Raj-3765, PBW-373, UP-2425, K-9162, K-7903, K-9533, NW-1076, DBW-16
  • For the area: KRL 1-4, K-8434, KRL-19, NW-1067, KRL-210, KRL-213, K-8434

Last year, wheat crop was damaged due to early heat wave in many areas including UP, Haryana and Punjab. So the production was less. In such a situation, if farmers cultivate good and early varieties of wheat, then they can avoid losses like last year.

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