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Table 5 Released wheat varieties in Nepal that are cultivated since 1960–2017

From: Lessons for promotion of new agricultural technology: a case of Vijay wheat variety in Nepal

S. no Variety Origin Released year Recommendation domain Grain yield (ton/ha)
1 Lerma 52 Mexico 1960 Hills 5.0
2 RR 21 India 1971 Terai 4.0
3 UP 262 India 1978 Terai 4.0
4 Nepal 297 India 1985 Terai 5.0
5 Annapurna 1 Mexico 1988 Hills 5.5
6 Annapurna 3 Mexico 1991 Hills 5.5
7 BL 1022 Nepal 1991 Western Terai 5.0
8 Bhrikuti Mexico 1994 Terai 5.0
9 BL 1135 Nepal 1994 Terai 5.0
10 Annapurna 4 Mexico 1994 Hills 5.0
11 Achyut India 1997 Terai 4.5
12 Rohini Nepal 1997 Terai 4.1
13 Kanti Mexico 1997 Hills 5.5
14 Pasang Lhamu Mexico 1997 Hills 6.7
15 BL 1473 Nepal 1999 Terai 4.0
16 Gautam Nepal 2004 Terai 4.3
17 WK 1204 Mexico 2007 Hills 4.3
18 NL 971 Mexico 2009 Terai 4.5
19 Aditya (BL 3264) Nepal 2009 Terai 4.8
20 Vijay (BL 3063) Nepal 2010 Terai 4.5
21 Gaura (BL 3235) Nepal 2012 Hills 5.0
22 Dhaulagiri (BL 3503) Nepal 2012 Hills 4.9
23 Danphe (NL 1064) Mexico 2015 Hills 4.5
24 Tilottoma (NL 1073) Mexico 2015 Terai 3.2
25 Bandganga (BL 3623) Nepal 2016 Terai 3.3
26 Sorgadwari (BL 3629) Nepal 2016 Hills 4.4
27 Munal Mexico 2017 Hills 5.06
28 Chyakhura Mexico 2017 Hills 3.25
29 Khajura Durum 1 Mexico 2017 Mid-western and Far-western Terai 4.82
30 Khajura Durum 2 Mexico 2017 Mid-western and Far-western Terai 5.26
  1. Released wheat varieties 43/denotified wheat varieties 13/under cultivation 30