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  Wheat Database  
  Total Varieties - 381
Year-1905-2010
 
  Quality Database  
  Total Varieties - 215
Year-2008-2011
 
  Rust Resistance Genes  
  Total Varieties - 136
Year-1905-2006
 
  Marker Database  
  SSR Marker- 1761
Resistance Gene Marker - 23
Resistance Gene Primer- 26
 
Wheat (Triticum) is the second most important winter cereal in India after rice contributing sustantially to the national food security by providing more than 50% of the calories to the people who mainly depend on it. In histoical perspective india had made spectacular advancement in productivity and sustainability of wheat and wheat based cropping system.The scenario of the past ten years has clearly indicated that the wheat production in the country has soared ahead despite area remaining the same.The wheat programme has released 399 wheat varieties, comprising bread wheat (335),durum (54),dicoccum (5) and triticale (5), for cultivation under different production conditions in all the wheat growing zones.
   
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