Chandigarh, (IANS) Scientists of a Haryana agricultural university Tuesday recommended new varieties of wheat and gave tips to farmers to increase crop production in the state, officials said.
'Farmers should complete wheat sowing in less irrigated areas between the last week of October and first week of November. Higher yields could be achieved by sowing C-306, WH-147 and WH-1025 varieties of wheat in these areas,' said R.P. Narwal, research director of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, here Tuesday.
The scientists of this varsity have also advised farmers that quantity of wheat seeds should be determined by the fatness and weight of the seed grains.