Seed Industry

Soybean Variety JS 23-03

12 June 2024, Bhopal: JS 23-03 has been developed by Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, Jabalpur, which is also the center for the All India Soybean Research Project. In trials conducted in the central region during the year 2021 to 2023, it achieved 27 percent more production than the prevalent variety at an average rate of 2167 kg/ha in just 93 days.

Soybean Variety JS 23-03 has purple flowers and black hilum and hairless pods. During the trials, it has shown medium resistance to many diseases like charcoal rot, anthracnose, rhizoctonia aerial blight, and yellow mosaic virus. It has purple flowers, pointed-shaped leaves and yellow seeds have black hilum. This variety has been found suitable for the central region that includes the entire Madhya Pradesh, Marathwada, and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Bundelkhand region of Central Uttar Pradesh.

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