Maize leaf redness disease(Agricultural New Varities)
The pathogen was identified as strain of Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris subgroup B. This is the first report of association of Ca. P. asteris (16SrI-B) causing leaf redness disease of maize from India.
Wheat Varieties Released and Notified(Agricultural New Varities)
1. HI 1605 (Pusa Ujala)
2. HI 8759 (Pusa Tejas). durum wheat
It has high levels of rust resistance, quality traits and dual purpose variety suitable for making chapatti, pasta and other traditional food products. It has high protein content (12%), and essential micro nutrients like iron (42.1 ppm) and zinc (42.8 ppm).
(Agricultural New Varities)
Discovery of new species of leaf Hopper(Agricultural New Varities)
Paradorydium kirkaldyi : from Himanchal Pradesh.
The species named after Prof.G. W. Kirkaldy for his monumental contributions toward classification and leafhopper taxonomy.
The IARI Variety Identification Committee identified one variety of
1. Gladiolus cultivar : Pusa Sindoori
It is a selection from the open pollinated seedlings of the variety Little Fawn. The florets base colour is bright red.
(Agricultural New Varities)
2. Chrysanthemum cultivar : Pusa Guldasta
It is an open pollinated seedling of cv. Lalpari.
Grape Hybrid(Agricultural New Varities)
H-16/2A-R1P14 : Purple colour cultivar and seeded hybrid.
cross between : ‘Cardinal’ × ‘Beauty Seedless
Salt tolerant grass(Agricultural New Varities)
Four species of turf grasses, i.e.,
1. Stenotaphrum secundatum
2. Zoysia matrella,
3. Cynodon dactylon
4. Paspalum notatum
have been evaluated for salt tolerance grasses have been planted in window planter with soil less media.
Ethanol vapour treatment Delays ripening of tomato (Agricultural New Varities)
(5 to 7 days at 25 ⁰c )
Glycerinizing(Agricultural New Varities)
Appropriate concentration of glycerine for better quality of foliage dehydration .
Most suitable for Foliage due to osmotic nature …………of four plant species.
1. Boston fern (Nepholepis exaltata)
2. Silver oak (Grevillea robusta )
3. Cordyline ( cordyline fruticosa)
4. Asparagus(Asparagus meyeri)
Extraction of Natural Dye from Godetia flower(Agricultural New Varities)
Godetia is a Winter season bedding flower
World’s largest germplasm collection of coconut (comprising 401accessions 269 indigenous and 132 exotic) is being maintained in the CPCRI kasargod Kerla. The exotic collections are from 28 countries of South Asia, South-East Asia, Africa, Caribbean Islands, Indian Ocean Islands and Pacific Ocean Islands.
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