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A Medium Late Maturing, Glutinous Proso Millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) Variety ‘Ibaekchal’
중만생 다수성 찰기장 ‘이백찰’
Korean J. Breed. Sci. 2015;47(3):288-293
Published online September 30, 2015
© 2015 Korean Society of Breeding Science.

Jee-Yeon Ko1*, Jae-Saeng Lee1, Koan-Sik Woo1, Seok-Bo Song1, Ki-Young Kim1, Tae-Wook Jung2,Byeong-Geun Oh3, and Myung-Chul Lee4
고지연1* ・이재생1・우관식1・송석보1・김기영1・정태욱2・오병근3・이명철4

1NICS, RDA, Milyang 627-803, Korea2RPB, RDA, Jeonju 560-500, Korea3Seed and people, Co. Ltd., 6271-707, Korea4National Academy of Agricultural Science, 441-707, Korea
1농촌진흥청 국립식량과학원,2농촌진흥청 연구정책국,3㈜씨알과사람 농업회사법인,4농촌진흥청 국립농업과학원 농업유전자원센터
‘Ibaekchal’ is a proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) variety developed and registered by Department of Sothern Area Crop Science, NICS, RDA in 2011. This variety which collected from Jeju was developed through pure line selection. ‘Ibaekchal’ is a medium late maturing variety having 109 days of growth duration from transplanting to harvesting in Milyang of Korea. The culm length is about 140 cm which is longer culm length than standard variety ‘Hwanggeumgigang’. However it is adapted to mechanized cultivation because it is tolerant to lodging in field. The panicle shape is a severe droopy type and the length is 40 cm. According to the grain, color and endosperm characteristics are white and glutinous. The milled yield performance of this variety was about 2.29 MT/ha in local adaptability test from 2010 to 2011 and it showed 15% increase than standard variety ‘Hwanggeumgigang’. Since Ibaekchal has adaptability to late planting, it is suitable for double cropping in mid and South Korea.
Keywords : Proso millet, Ibaekchal, Glutinous, Variety

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