ICAR-DRMR

भाकृअनुप - सरसों अनुसंधान निदेशालय
ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research
(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)
Sewar, Bharatpur 321303 (Rajasthan), India

Rapeseed-Mustard Varieties

Under the umbrella of AICRP- RM till 2018, a total of 248 varieties of rapeseed-mustard have been released, out of them 185 varieties notified comprises (Indian mustard-113; toria-25; yellow sarson-17; gobhi sarson-11; brown sarson-5; karan rai-5; taramira-8 and black mustard-1). These include six hybrids and varieties having tolerance to biotic (white rust, Alternaria blight, powdery mildew) & abiotic stresses (salinity, high temperature) and quality traits have been recommended for specific growing conditions.

Rapeseed-Mustard Varieties developed by ICAR-DRMR

The first CMS based hybrid (NRCHB 506) and 05 varieties of Indian mustard (NRCDR 02, NRCDR 601, NRCHB 101, DRMRIJ 31 & DRMR150-35) and one variety of yellow sarson (NRCYS 05-02) have been developed by DRMR.

NRCDR 2 (Indian mustard)
  • Year of identification: 2006
  • Year of notification: - 2006/ 2007
  • Notification no: 122 (E)
  • Notification date: 06/02/2007
  • Central/ State: Central
  • Recommended for Zone: II ( Delhi, Haryana, J & K, Punjab and Rajasthan)
  • Agro ecological condition: Timely sown irrigated conditions.
  • Plant height: 165- 212 cm
  • Average seed yield: 1951-2626 kg/ha
  • Oil Content: 36.5- 42.5 %
  • Seed size: 3.5-5.6g
  • Days to maturity: 131-156 days
  • Remarks Tolerant to salinity and high temperature at the time of sowing. Low incidence of white rust, Alternaria blight, Sclerotinia stem rot, powdery mildew and aphids.
NRCHB-506 Hybrid (Indian mustard)
  • Year of identification: 2008
  • Year of notification: - 2008/ 2009
  • Notification no: 454 (E)
  • Notification date: 11/02/2009
  • Central/ State: Central
  • Recommended for Zone: III (Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh)
  • Agro ecological condition: Highly Adaptation
  • Plant height: 180- 205 cm
  • Average seed yield: 1550-2542 kg/ha
  • Oil Content: 38.6- 42.5 %
  • Seed size: 2.9-6.5 g
  • Days to maturity: 127-148 days
  • Remarks: High Oil Content
NRCDR 601 (Indian mustard)
  • Year of identification: 2009
  • Year of notification: - 2009/ 2010
  • Notification no: 733 (E)
  • Notification date: 01/04/2010
  • Central/ State: Central
  • Recommended for Zone: II (Delhi, Haryana, J & K, Punjab and Rajasthan)
  • Agro ecological condition: Timely sown irrigated conditions.
  • Plant height: 161- 210 cm
  • Average seed yield: 1939-2626 kg/ha
  • Oil Content: 38.7- 41.6 %
  • Seed size: 4.2-4.9 g
  • Days to maturity: 137-151 days
  • Remarks: Tolerant to salinity and high temperature at the time of sowing. Low incidence of white rust, (stag head), Alternaria blight and Sclerotenia rot.
NRCHB 101 (Indian mustard)
  • Year of identification: 2008
  • Year of notification: - 2008/ 2009
  • Notification no: 454 (E)
  • Notification date: 11/02/2009
  • Central/ State: Central
  • Recommended for Zone: III(M.P., U.P., Uttarakhand and Rajasthan) & V (Bihar, JK, WB, Odisha, Asom, Chhattisgarh, Manipur).
  • Agro ecological condition: Late sown irrigated for Zone III & Rainfed for Zone V conditions.
  • Plant height: 170- 200 cm
  • Average seed yield: 1382-1491 kg/ha
  • Oil Content: 34.6- 42.1 %
  • Seed size: 3.6-6.2 g
  • Days to maturity: 105-135 days
  • Remarks: Suitable for late sown irrigated & Rainfed Conditions
DRMRIJ-31 (Giriraj) (Indian mustard)
  • Year of identification: 2013
  • Year of notification: - 2013/2014
  • Notification no: 2815 (E)
  • Notification date: 19/09/2013
  • Central/ State: Central
  • Recommended for Zone: II (Delhi, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and parts of Rajasthan)
  • Agro ecological condition: Timely sown irrigated conditions
  • Plant height: 180- 210 cm
  • Average seed yield: 2225-2750 kg/ha
  • Oil Content: 39- 42.6 %
  • Seed size: 5.6 g
  • Days to maturity: 137-153 days
  • Remarks: Bold seeded, High Oil Content and High yielding variety.
DRMR 150-35 (Indian mustard)
  • Year of identification: 2015
  • Year of notification: -
  • Notification no: -
  • Notification date: -
  • Central/ State: Central
  • Recommended for Zone: V (Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Asom, Chhattisgarh and Manipur)
  • Agro ecological condition: Early sown rainfed condition
  • Plant height: Early sown rainfed condition
  • Average seed yield: 1828 kg/ ha
  • Oil Content: 39.8 %
  • Seed size: 4.66 g
  • Days to maturity: 114 days ( 86- 140 days)
  • Remarks: Early maturity,tolerant to Powder mildew & A. blight
DRMR 1165-40 (Indian mustard)
  • Year of identification: 2018
  • Year of notification: -
  • Notification no: -
  • Notification date: -
  • Central/ State: Central
  • Recommended for Zone: II ( Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir)
  • Agro ecological condition: Timely sown rainfed condition
  • Plant height: 177-196 cm
  • Average seed yield: 2200-2600 kg/ ha
  • Oil Content: 40-42.5 %
  • Seed size: 3.2-6.6 g
  • Days to maturity: 133- 151 days
  • Remarks: Heat tolerant at seedling stage and moisture stress tolerant
NRCYS-05-02 (Yellow Sarson)
  • Year of identification: 2008
  • Year of notification: - 2008/ 2009
  • Notification no: 454 (E)
  • Notification date: 11/02/2009
  • Central/ State: Central
  • Recommended Region/ Areas: Yellow sarson growing areas of the country.
  • Agro ecological condition: Early Maturity
  • Plant height: 110- 120 cm
  • Average seed yield: 1239-1715 kg/ha
  • Oil Content: 38.2- 46.5 %
  • Seed size: 2.2-6.6 g
  • Days to maturity: 94-181 days
  • Remarks: Medium height and high oil content.


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