NANDYAL TELLA JONNA'4, AHIGH YIELDING SORGHUM VARIETY IDENTIAED

Article Id: ARCC4777 | Page : 289 - 291
Citation :- NANDYAL TELLA JONNA'4, AHIGH YIELDING SORGHUM VARIETY IDENTIAED.Agricultural Science Digest.2004.(24):289 - 291
K. Lakshmaiah, V. Jayalakshmi and M.R. Sreenivasulu
Address : Regional Agricultural Research Station, ANGRAU, Nandyal- 518 503, India

Abstract

Nandyal Tella Jonna 4 (tested as NJ 2401), a high yielding sorghum variety with desirable attributes such as early duratIon (90–100 days) high yielding ability and tolerance to lodging was isolated from segregating population of Cross NTJ 1 x CMS-3 at Regional Agricultural Research Station, Nandyal and released for general cultivation in maghi/rabi situations of Andhra Pradesh. The baking quality of the variety is excellent in terms of kneading and rolling of dough, good roti appearance and highly acceptable taste and texture. It is rich in protein (9.36%) than the local sorghums with an amylose content of 16.294 g%.

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