Mung is one of the important Kharif pulses of Pakistan. It is also grown during spring season mainly in southern Punjab and Sindh province. Punjab is the major mungbean growing province that alone accounted for 88% area and 85% of the total mungbean production.

Pulses Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad

Varieties Developed Year of Release Yield Potential Salient Characters
No.  6601 1981 2200 Suitable for Spring as well kharif season

Barani Agricultural Research Institute, Chakwal

Name of Variety

Salient Features

Chakwal Mung-97 Released in 1997
Chakwal Mung 06 Released in 2006, Bold seeded, high yielding, uniform maturity, short duration and tolerant to diseases