SKUAST-K develops high yielding oilseed

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Quinequineial Review Team (QRT) led by its chairman Dr. B.L.Jalali visited Khudwani Centre of SKUAST-Kashmir today and applauded  the  research scientists for their significant contribution in the development of a good variety of brown sarson (KBS-49) besides developing production technologies relevant to Kashmir conditions.

They also reviewed the progress made by the scientists during last 5 years in the field of Rapeseed-Mustard Research here today.

While taking the review  QRT team (R&M) were quite impressed with the magnitude of research pursuits being undertaken at Khudwani particularly in Rice & Mustard crops.

It is pertinent to mention that the KBS-49 has the yield potential of 14-15q/ha and is fitting in the traditional paddy-oilseed rotation. The team on the occasion stressed upon the farmers to make use of latest technology and improved variety of Mustard oil.

The other members who accompanied the team were Dr. M.L.Jat, Dr. M.L. Lodha, Dr. G.S.Saharan, Dr. Dhiraj Singh and Dr. V.V.Singh. Dr. G.A.Parray, Associate Director Research.

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