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New Varieties of Soybean will give more yield and good profit to the farmers

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New Soybean Varieties | Agricultural scientists have been continuously developing modern technology and advanced varieties of crops. They aim of improving the condition of the farmers of the country and increasing their income. Recently, 35 new varieties of different crops were gifted to the farmers. These new varieties will help in accelerating the campaign for climate-resilient and malnutrition-free India.

These varieties, developed by different agricultural institutes of the country, include new varieties of gram for drought-affected areas, short-duration pigeon pea, climate-friendly and disease-resistant varieties of paddy, nutrient-rich wheat, millet, and maize. Besides this, improved varieties of Quinoa, Buckwheat, Winged Bean, and Chickpea high-quality Mustard, and Major varieties of soybeans were also dedicated to the farmers. Further in this article, you will learn about the specialty and production capacity of new varieties of soybean.

The new varieties of soybean that have come are more advanced in many ways, which will give good production as well as quality to the farmers cultivating it. Soybean is rich in protein content. The amount of protein in it is found to be about 40 to 50 percent. Its regular intake prevents diseases caused by protein deficiency. Seeing these qualities of soybean, there is a good demand for it among the people. Because of this, if farmers cultivate improved varieties, then they will have more chances of profit.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – Indian Institute of Soybean Research, Indore (ICAR-IISR) has given detailed information about new varieties of soybean. Let us know about these new varieties of soybean.

Soybean variety N.R.C. 128

The specialty of the N.R.C. 128 variety (Soybean Varieties NRC 128) is that this variety does not get damaged even in conditions of excessive waterfalls and waterlogging. This variety has wool due to which the outbreak of insects is less. This variety is good for the farmers of Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, and West Bengal. Along with this, this variety is also suitable for the northern plains of Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi. Farmers of the eastern region and northern plain region will be benefitted by this type of farming. The credit for developing this variety goes to Dr. M. Shivakumar.

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Soybean variety N.R.C. 127

The soybean variety N.R.C. 127 is very suitable for making food products. Other varieties were boiled before use. Since this variety is free of bitterness, it can be eaten. This variety gets ready after ripening in 110 days. This variety is suitable for Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.

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Soybean variety N.R.C. 130

N.R.C. 130 is a very short maturing variety. This variety can be the first choice for those farmers who want to plant three different crops in a year. Sanjay Gupta, Principal Scientist of Indore-based Indian Institute of Soybean Research, has developed this variety.

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Soybean variety N.R.C. 138

Soybean variety N.R.C. 138 is a more important variety than other varieties. The biggest feature of this variety is that there is no outbreak of stem borer and yellow mosaic in this variety. Its average yield potential is 1789 kg per hectare. This short maturing variety has been developed by Dr. Anita Rani and Dr. Vineet Kumar. It is specially developed for the farmers of the central region.

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Soybean variety N.R.C. 142

The credit for developing N.R.C. 142 also goes to Dr. Anita Rani and Dr. Vineet Kumar. This variety has pods in bunches. The ripening period of this variety is around 100 days. N. R. C. 142 is the first soybean variety in the country free of lipoxygenase-2 and KTI. Soybean is mainly used to make milk and cheese, but what usually happens is that the products made from it have a kind of aftertaste, which most people do not like.

Soybean contains a type of lipoxygenase-2 acid, due to which heck occurs. This acid has been removed from this new variety. Hence this variety is best for making soya paneer and soya milk.

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Soybean variety R.V.S.M. 2011-35

Soybean R.V.S.M. 2011-35 (RVSM 2011-35 Soybean) scheme has been developed by Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Gwalior. Its pods are smooth. Farmers of Madhya Pradesh can plant this variety and get good yields and earn profit. Late Dr. VK Tiwari developed this variety. Its average production capacity is 2200 kg per hectare. This variety is resistant to warp flies, circle beetle, and leaf-eating insect.

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Soybean variety R.S.C. 10-46

R.S.C. 10-46 variety (RSC 10-46 Soybean) has been developed by Raipur-based Indira Gandhi Agricultural University. This variety has been specially developed for the central regions and is also cryless. Therefore, it is free from yellow mosaic disease, due to which farmers will not have to spend separately on the maintenance of the crop. Whereas R. S. The C. variety is also for the central regions. It contains two to three-grain pods.

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Soybean variety A.M.S. 100-39

Wherein A.M.S. 100-39 (Soybean AMS 100-39 (PDKV Amba) has been developed by Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola. This plant also has large and smooth pods. Its average production is 2087 kg per hectare.

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These new varieties of soybean crops can be important in making farmers self-reliant. These new varieties of crops developed by agricultural scientists can prove to be extremely beneficial for small and marginal farmers.

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