RAMZAN
NIFA MUNGBEAN VARIETY

Breeders’ Name

Dr. Gul Sanat Shah

Parentage

VC 1482C x NM 92

Year of release

2005

Adaptability

Mungbean growing areas of NWFP

Grain yield potential

2000 kg ha-1

Plant height

Medium ( 70-75 cm)

Physiological maturity

70-75 days

Mungbean Yellow Mosaic Virus

Highly resistant

Seed size

47-49 g 100-1 seed weight

Sowing time

Summer season: Pulses growing areas in NWFP: 1st March to 15th March
Kharif Season: D. I. Khan: 15th May to 30th May
Rest of the pulses growing areas in NWFP: 15th June to 15th July

Seed rate

10-12 kg/ha-1

Fertilizer

20 kg N + 40 kg P2 O5 ha-1 (one bag DAP) at the time of sowing

Method of sowing

Line sowing with row-to-row 30 cm and plant to plat 10 cm. Broad cost method is also in practice