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Pusa Mustard 28 (NPJ-124)

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20 July 2023, New Delhi: Highly suitable for cultivation in Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, plains of J&K and HP, western UP. Being a short-duration variety it is suitable for multiple cropping systems as a catch crop between September (after the harvest of Kharif crops) to Mid December (up to the sowing of Rabi crops particularly wheat and vegetables). It is a very potential substitute for B. rapa cv. Toria (in toria’s traditional belt).

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The 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 temperatures at the seedling stage.

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