Lentil

Pulses Research Institute, Faisalabad

Sr. No.

Variety Name

Year of Release

Sowing Time

Potential Yield

(Maund/Acre)

Recommended Areas

Salient Features

1

Masoor-85

1985

15th October-15th November

20

All Lentil Cultivated Areas of Punjab

Small seeded, high yielding, resistant to Ascochyta blight and rust, tolerant to collar rot.

2

Masoor-93

1994

22

Medium seeded, high yielding, resistant to Ascochyta blight and rust.

3

Punjab Masoor-2009

2009

23

High yielding, moderately resistant to rust and stem rot, tolerant to lodging

4

Punjab Masoor-2019

2019

25

High protein. Ability to expand 2.5 times in volume, 3 seeds/pod and 4-5 pods/   node making it high yielder. Moderately resistant to lentil Rust and  Botyritus Grey Mold.

5

Punjab Masoor-2020

2019

29

High yield potential, medium seed size, early maturity, spotted seed coat, multiple disease resistance

Barani Agricultural Research Institute, Chakwal

Sr. No.

Variety Name

Year of Release

Sowing Time

Yield Potential (Maund/Acre)

Recommended Areas

Salient Features

1 Chakwal Masoor 2011 1st week–15th October 20 Chakwal, Rawalpindi, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Jhelum
  • High yielding
  • Disease and Drought resistant
  • short duration, uniform maturity and tolerant to diseases