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Germplasm Field Day on Oilseed crops (Rapeseed mustard & Linseed) was organized on 22.02.2018 at ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi

Date Posted: 24-02-2018

A Germplasm Field Day on Rapeseed-mustard was organized at NBPGR Experimental Farm, Issapur, New Delhi on 22 February, 2018. More than 40 participants from ICAR institutes - IARI, NRCPB, NIPGR, DRMR and SAUs- PAU, Ludhiana; HAU, Hissar; Nagpur Univaersity; PORS, W. Bangal; Amity University, Noida and some of private seed companies’ representatives attended this important event. The mustard crop breeders/ researchers, who were exposed to the invaluable wealth of live variability of different species of Brassica germplasm, selected lines for different traits like siliquae length, dwarf plant stature, early maturity, white rust resistant and adaptation for local conditions for utilization in the crop improvement programme. Director, NBPGR, New Delhi emphasized on the development of network project for effective utilization of mustard genetic resources.