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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(4): 3174-3178
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.369


OL 12: A New High Yielding Fodder Oat Variety Released for Punjab State, India
Rahul Kapoor1* and Tarvinder Pal Singh2
1Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, 2O/o Director of Seeds, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana – 141 004, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

OL 12 is a single cut fodder variety released by State Variety Approval committee for general cultivation in Punjab state during the year 2018. This variety has been developed from the cross between Kent x OL 125 through pedigree method of selection. Its plants are tall with profuse tillering and leafy growth. The leaves are longer and broader (Fig. 1). The salient morphological characteristics of this variety are presented in Table 1. On an average, it attains plant height of 138 cm. It has higher leaf to stem ratio, stem thickness and bears more number of tillers per plant. It takes about 135 days from sowing to last cut. Being a high yielding oats variety it will help farmers of Punjab state in reaping rich benefits in terms of higher forage tonnage as well as higher milk yield.


Keywords: Oat, Single cut, Green fodder yield, Dry matter yield, Quality traits
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Rahul Kapoor and Tarvinder Pal Singh. 2020. OL 12: A New High Yielding Fodder Oat Variety Released for Punjab State, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(4): 3174-3178. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.369