BAKHTAWAR

NIFA WHEAT VARIETY
FOR IRRIGATED AREAS

Breeder’s Name

 

Tila Muhammad

Parentage

 

KAUZ “S”

Year of Release

 

1993

Adaptability

 

Irrigated area

Grain Yield

Potential /Average

6-7 tons/ha (60-70 Maunds per Acre)

4.5-5 tons/ha (45-50 Maunds per Acre)

Plant Height (cm)

 

88-89

Days to Heading

 

115-120

Days to Maturity

 

156-168

Disease Reaction

Stripe rust Lead rust

RMR
RMR

Chapati-making Quality

 

Good

Additional Qualities

 

Salt tolerance
Suitable for late planting
Highest number of grains per spike

Sowing Time

 

First week of November - last week of December

Soil Conditions

 

All types of soils suitable for crop production in the irrigated areas

Field Preparation

 

3-4 deep ploughings with planking

Seed Rate

Normal sowing (25th Oct- 20th Nov)
Late sowing
(30th Nov – 20th Dec)

40 kg / acre

45 kg / acre

Fertilizers

 

One bag DAP + ½ bag of urea at sowing time. One bag of urea with irrigated during later growth stages

Sowing Methods

 

The seed can be sown with a tractor – drawn seed drill having a 25-30 cm distance between rows

Irrigation

1st   Irrigation

2nd  Irrigation
3rd  Irrigation
4th  Irrigation
5th  Irrigation

18-25 days after sowing depending on water condition of the soil
During tillering stage
During spike emergence and anthesis stage
During grain formation & milking stage
During grain maturity stage

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