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Pusa Double Zero Mustard 31 (PDZ-1)
Description

This Variety has been released for timely sown irrigated conditions of National Capital Region of Delhi including Delhi and adjoining areas in the states of Haryana, Rajasthan and UP. It is a yellow seeded variety with 40.56% oil content. Improved oil and seed meal quality (Canola quality) makes this variety beneficial for farmers, traders and consumers.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 2379 kg/ha. It is the first double zero (Erucic acid <2% and glucosinolates <30ppm) Indian mustard variety in the country which matures in about 144 days.

Pusa Mustard 30 (LES-43)
Description

Highly suitable for Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Madhya Pradesh and eastern Rajasthan. It is a low erucic acid (single zero) variety of Indian mustard.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 18.24 q/ha with 37.7% oil content.It possess bold seeds and matures in about 137 days. High productivity per unit area under the specified agri. ecological situation in the designated zone with minimal production cost.

Pusa Mustard 29 (LET-36)
Description

Highly suitable for cultivation in Delhi, Haryana, Jammu, Punjab and northern Rajasthan. It is a low erucic acid (single zero) variety of Indian mustard.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 21.69 q/ha with an average of 37.2% oil content. It matures in about 143 days after sowing.

Pusa Mustard 24 (LET-18)
Description

Highly suitable for cultivation in Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, plains of J&K and Western parts of U.P. It is a low in erucic acid (<2.0%) variety of Indian mustard, suitable for timely sown irrigated conditions.

Salient Feature

It is a small seeded variety (4.0 g/ 1000 seeds) with an average seed yield of 20.25 q/ha and 36.55% oil content. It matures in about 140 days.

Pusa Mustard 22 (LET-17)
Description

Highly suitable for cultivation in National Capital Region of Delhi. It is single zero (<2% erucic acid) variety of Indian mustard, suitable for timely sown irrigated condition.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 20.7 q/ha with an oil content of 35.5%. It is matures in about 142 days after sowing.

Pusa Mustard 21 (LES-1-27)
Description

Highly suitable for cultivation in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, UP, Uttrakhand, plains of J&K, MP, Chhatishgarh. It is a low erucic acid (single zero) variety of Indian mustard with a wider adaptability.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield in north western plain zone is 21.1 q/ha and in central zone is 18.6 q/ha, Seeds of this variety possesses 36% oil. It matures in about 142 days in NWPZ and in 133 days in CZ.

Pusa Vijay (NPJ-93)
Description

A high yielding variety possesses tolerance to different abiotic stresses viz. high temperature at seedling stage and salinity up to 12dS/m. It is suitable for timely sown irrigated conditions.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 25.0 q/ha with about 38.51 % oil content .It matures in about 145 days after sowing.It is a bold seeded variety.

Pusa Karishma (LES-39)
Description

It is first single zero (< 2 % erucic acid) variety of Indian mustard and have tolerance to white rust.It is highly suitable for timely sown irrigated conditions.

Salient Feature

First single zero (< 2 % erucic acid) variety of Indian mustard. Average seed yield is 22.0 q/ha with 38.0 % oil content.

Jagannath (VSL-5)
Description

This variety is suitable for timely as well as late sown irrigated conditions and cultivated mainly in U.P., M.P., Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.

Salient Feature

A bold seeded variety (5.5g/1000 seeds) with average seed yield of 25.0 q/ha. Its seeds contains about 40.0 % oil. It takes about 125 days to mature.

Pusa Tarak (EJ-9912-13)
Description

Due to short duration, This variety is suitable for multiple cropping systems between September and December. It is suitable for areas where vegetable or sugarcane are planted in the month of January.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 19.24 q/ha. It is a bold seeded variety (6.00 g/ 1000 seeds) with about 40% oil content . It takes about 121 days to mature.

Pusa Mustard 28 (NPJ-124)
Description

Highly suitable for cultivation in Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, plains of J&K and HP, western UP. Being short duration variety it is suitable for multiple cropping system as a catch crop between September (after harvest of Kharif crops) to Mid December (upto sowing of Rabi crops particularly wheat and vegetables). It is a very potential substitute of B. rapa cv. Toria (in toria’s traditional belt).

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 19.93 q/ ha with 41.5% oil content. It matures in about 107 days after sowing. It tolerates high temperature at seedling stage.

Pusa Mustard 27 (EJ-17)
Description

Suitable for cultivation in U.P, M.P, Uttrakhand, Kota region of Rajasthan under multiple cropping systems. It fits well as an additiona; crop between Kharif and Rabi season spanning from September to January. It is suitable for conditions where farmers take sugarcane or any vegetable crop.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 15.35 q/ha with about 41.7% oil content. It matures in about 118 days after sowing. It is moderately tolerant to high temperature at seedling and seed development stage.

Pusa Mustard 26 (NPJ-113)
Description

Highly suitable for cultivation in Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, plains of J&K, HP and western UP, Suitable for multiple cropping systems particularly in rice and cotton belts where the fields are generally vacated in November. Under such situation, farmers prefer to raise late sown mustard crop which can perform well with one or two irrigations. It also suits well in areas where long duration Guar varieties are cultivated.

Salient Feature

Average yield of this variety is about 16.04 q/ha and its seeds possess about 39.6% oil. The seed size is small (3.40g/1000 seeds). This variety possesses terminal high temperature tolerance and takes about 126 days to mature.

Pusa Mustard 25 (NPJ-112)
Description

Highly suitable for cultivation in Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, plains of J&K and HP, western UP, Suitable for multiple cropping system between September (after harvest of kharif crops) to mid December (upto sowing of rabi crops particularly wheat and vegetables) to have an additional crop.It is a very potential substitute of B.ital cv. Toria (in toria’s traditional belt).

Salient Feature

Average seed yield is 14.7 q/ ha with 39.6% oil content. It has an early maturity and takes about 107 days to mature from the date of sowing.

Pusa Mahak (JD-6)
Description

Mainly suitable for cultivation in Orissa, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and National Capital Region of Delhi. Highly suitable for September sowing in North Eastern and Eastern states, it fits well in rice fallows of NER & E regions.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield of this variety is 17.5 q/ha with 40% oil content in its seeds. It takes about 118 days to mature.

Pusa Agrani (SEJ-2)
Description

It is the first early maturing (110 days) variety of Indian mustard which is a good substitute of toria. In North Eastern and Eastern states, it fits well after rice crop in this region.

Salient Feature

First early maturing (110 days) variety of Indian mustard .Suitable for early (September) and late (November) sown conditions. Average seed yield of this variety is 17.5 q/ha with an oil content of 39-40%.

Pusa Aditya (NPC- 9)
Description

A Brassica carinata (Karan rai/Ethiopian mustard) variety, which performs well under rainfed situations with marginal and poor soils. It is immune to downy mildew; resistant to white rust and tolerant to Alternaria blight; Sclerotinia stem rot and powdery mildew; and highly tolerant to aphid under field conditions.

Salient Feature

Suitable for timely sown rainfed situation. Its average seed yield is 14.0 q/ha with 40% oil content. It is highly productive and resists major diseases and aphid infestation.

Pusa Swarnim (IGC-01)
Description

A Brassica carinata (Karan rai/Ethiopian mustard) variety, suitable for cultivation in Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and parts of UP. It has a very high degree of drought tolerance and observes immune reaction against white rust disease. Severity of Alternaria blight disease is reported to be low in this variety.

Salient Feature

Average seed yield under Irrigated conditions is about 16-17 q/ha. Whereas, under rainfed conditions it is about 14-15 q/ha. Its seeds are yellow in colour with 40-43% oil content. It matures in about 165 days.


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