GreenGram

Green gram (Phaseolus aureus Roxb) is important pulse crops. Greengram or Mungbean, is excellent source of high quality protein a versatile grain legume, mainly grown during rainy season in India. It is an important pulse crop of Andhra Pradesh grown round the year in different niches. Being a short duration crop it fits into diverse cropping system including as an intercrop with many commercial crops. Thus there is demand for its seed. High yielding and YMV disease resistant variety suitable for all seasons is desired. Green gram area now in new AP is only 1.3 lakh ha.

Description of important varieties where APSSDCL organizing production as follows.

S.NO Crop/Variety Year of release Duration Yield qtl/ha Special features
GreenGram
1 IPM-2-14(SHREYA) 010 60-65 10-15 Tolerant to MYMV