NIFA AMAN
NIFA WHEAT VARIETY
FOR IRRIGATED AREAS

Breeder’s Name

Mr. Abdul Jabbar Khan
Dr. Fazle Subhan
Dr. Muhammad Irfaq Khan
Dr. Farooq-i-Azam
Dr. Akhtar Ali

Parentage

PRL/2*PASTOR//PBW343*2/KUKUNA/3/ROLF 07

Year of Release

2016

Adaptability

Irrigated area

Grain Yield (Potential / Average)

7-8 tons/ha (70-80 Munds/acre)

5-6 tons/ha (50-60 Munds/acre)

Plant Height (cm)

104 - 110

Days to Heading

120 - 130

Days to Maturity

165 - 168

Disease Reaction (Stripe rust / Leaf rust)

R / R

Chapati-making Quality

Good

Additional Qualities

Widely adapted
High tillering capacity
Medium tall with dark green leaves

Sowing Time

1st - 25th November

Soil Conditions

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

Field Preparation

1 ploughing with rotavator and 2 deep ploughings with cultivator followed by planking

Seed Rate

40 - 45 kg/acre

Fertilizers

36 kg N + 24 kg P2O5 + 12 kg K per acre

Sowing Methods

Line sowing with 30 cm row-to-row spacing by a normal tractor drawn wheat seed drill

Irrigation

4-6 irrigations. Irrigations at critical growth stages like tillering, flowering and grain formation are important.