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Category : Plant Variety
Innovation Title : Dhiraj 101 - Innovative Groundnut plant variety
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Name : Dhiraj Lal Thummar
District : Amreli
State : Gujarat
About Innovator :

A young innovative farmer Shri Dhirajlal Thummar from Saurastra area has successfully overcome the disease problem by developing a new variety

Description :

Dhiraj-101  is a Ground nut variety which is  resistance to the Stem rot diseas. He developed this variety by selection method of plant breeding. National innovation Foundation (NIF) awarded innovator in 5th award competition and facilitated the field trial of ‘Dhiraj101’ at the Oil Seed Research Station, Junagarh. The result reveals that 0.47 percent stem rot incidence was found in Dhiraj 101 than 16.37 percent in check variety (GG 20).