Mung

Mungbean is one of the most import Kharif Pulse crop of Pakistan. It is mainly grown in southern Punjab and Sind province. Punjab is the major mungbean growing province that alone accounts for 80% area and production. Punjab is self-sufficient in mungbean production and consumption. 

Pulses Research Institute, Faisalabad

Sr. No.

Variety Name

Year of Release

Sowing Time

Potential Yield

(Maund/Acre)

Recommended Areas

Salient Features

1

6601

1971

15th March-30th March
1st May-15th June

22

All Mung Cultivated Areas of Punjab

 

High yielding

2

PRI Mung 2018

2018

21

Short duration, fit for Mung bean catch crop in Rice-Wheat cropping system or between Wheat and succeeding kharif crop. Bold seed size, suitable for mechanical harvesting.

Barani Agricultural Research Institute, Chakwal

Sr. No.

Variety Name

Year of Release

Sowing Time

Yield Potential

(Maund/ Acre)

Recommended Areas

Salient Features

1 Chakwal Mung-97 1997 1st week June– Mid July 12 Chakwal, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Attock, Bhakkar, Layyah, Mianwali
  • High yielding
  • Tolerant to diseases
2 Chakwal M-6 1998 1st week June– Mid July 16 Chakwal, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Attock, Bhakkar, Layyah, Mianwali
  • High yielding
  • Tolerant to diseases