D. S. PHOGAT, YOGESH JINDAL, MINAKSHI JATTAN*, NAVEEN KUMAR, DALVINDER PAL SINGH AND JAYANTI TOKAS
Forage Section, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding,
CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125 004 (Haryana), India
(Received : 15 March 2021; Accepted : 30 March 2021)
The new single-cut oat variety, HFO 607, was developed by Forage Section, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. It was released and notified for cultivation under timely sown, normal fertility and irrigated conditions in North West Zone of India (Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Terai region of Uttarakhand and Western Uttar Pradesh). It was developed through pedigree method of breeding. This variety gave 615.7 q/ha green fodder yield in North West Zone which was 11.9% and 17.4 % higher than the national checks Kent and OS 6, respectively. It also showed superiority of 8.8% for green fodder yield than the zonal check OL 125 (NWZ) (average of three years over different locations) in North West Zone of the country.
Key words:oat, crude protein, dry matter, green fodder, quality, variety