Improved Teosinte: The variety has been evolved at CCS HAU, Hisar in 1987 and is suitable for cultivation in north, north western and central zone of the country. The green fodder yield is 35–45 t/ha.
TL- 1: This variety has been developed from selection of indigenous material grown in irrigated areas of Punjab and released in 1995. It is comparatively taller and has more tillers, leaves and is comparatively 10 days late in maturity than the improved teosinte. It has less incidence of leaf spot disease and green fodder production is 56.4 t/ha and seed yield is 10.5 q/ha. (CVRC- Notification no. 1(E) 1st January 1996).