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Pusa Double Zero Mustard 31 (PDZ-1)

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20 July 2023, New Delhi: This Variety has been released for timely sown irrigated conditions of the 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.

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The 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.

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