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By Arvind Kumar, Surinder S. Banga, Prabhu Dyal Meena, Priya Ranjan Kumar

Oilseed brassicas are one of the biggest traded agricultural commodities and are grown in round 50 international locations all over the world. applied for either intake and bioenergy use, call for is expanding and this e-book covers the full gamut of oilseed brassicas. starting with an advent after which geared up into sections, it reports genetics and genomics (including breeding, heterosis and choice equipment) and tension administration and significant pathogens, to supply a whole evaluation of brassica oilseeds

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2002) later revealed that the aliphatic and can also lead to goitrogenic hypertrophy. glucosinolate profiles of east European musOne spring cultivar (‘Bronowski’) was identi- tard lines are less complex than the glucosified as a low glucosinolate form and together nolate profiles of the Indian types. The former with ‘Liho’ provided the alleles to create the contains mostly 2-propenyl glucosinolate first double zero (canola quality) spring variety while the latter contain both 2-propenyl and (Tower) exhibiting low erucic acid and low 3-butenyl glucosinolates.

The NRCRM/ICAR-DRMR and other collaborative centres under the umbrella of the All India Coordinated Research Project on Rapeseed-­ Mustard held 14,722 germplasm accessions. In addition, a very healthy collection of wild and weedy crucifers is being maintained and evaluated at the National Research Centre (Plant Biotechnology), Punjab Agricultural University and ICAR-DRMR. Two varieties of B. rapa var. Brown Sarson and ten varieties of B. napus (including GSC 5 and GSC 6) have exotic genotypes in their pedigree.

2011) were reported to be associated with drought tolerance. Although some germplasm lines were found promising, these await genetic characterization. In India, several varieties, including Aravali, PBR 97, Pusa Bahar, Pusa Bold, RH 781, RH 819, RGN 48, RB 50, Shivani, Vaibhav and PBR 378, have been released for A uniform seed colour is an especially desired trait due to its commercial importance. Seed colour variations are very common in oilseed brassicas. The colour ranges from dark brown to reddish brown and from yellow-brown to yellow.

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