SOYBEAN VARIETIES RELEASED/NOTIFIED IN INDIA

 

Sl.

Soybean variety

Year of release/

noti

fication details

(SO number)

Area of adapta-

bility

Maturity duration (days)

Yield

(q/ha)

Reaction to insect-

pests & diseases

Salient features

1.

Ahilya-1

(NRC 2)

360(E)/1.5.97

M.P.

103-106

25-30

Resistant to Rhizoctonia, pod blight, green mosaic virus, bacterial blight and tolerant to Cercospora leaf spot and Anthracnose

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, grey to black hilum, good germinability, determinate.

2.

Ahilya-2

(NRC 12)

360(E)/1.5.97

M.P.

96-99

25-30

Resistant to bacterial pustules, myrothe- cium leaf spot, bacterial blight, YMV and rhizoctonia aeriala blight. Tolerant to defoliators stem fly and girdle beetle.

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, determinate, light to dark brown hilum.

3.

Ahilya-3

(NRC 7)

360(E)/1.5.97

M.P.

90-99

25-35

Resistant to bacterial blight, green mosaic virus, bacterial pustules, phyllody, soybean mosaic, Myrothe-

cium and Cercospora leaf spots, tolerant to stem fly, girdle beetle, green and grey semilooper, leaf miner and defoliators.

Determinate, grey pubescence, purple flowers, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, high oil content, resistant to pod-shattering.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

NRC 37

(Ahilya 4)

92(E)/22.2.2001

Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra (Vidharbha & Marathwada), Bundhelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh

96-102

25

Moderately resistant to collar rot, bacterial pustule, pod blight and bud blight like syndrome. Moderately resistant to stem fly and leaf miner. Non lodging under optimum plant population, non shattering behaviour upto 10 days after harvest maturity

Erect, determinate plants with out anthocyanin colouration in the hypocotyl, white flowers, tawny pubescence, small to medium, spherical yellow seeds with light to dark brown hilum.

5.

Alankar

S.O. 13 dt 19.12.78

Northern plains

115-120

20-25

Resistant to bacterial pustules, tolerant to yellow mosaic

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, light brown hilum and determinate

6.

Ankur

S.O. 786 2.2.76

Northern plains

115-120

20-25

Resistant to bacterial pustules and rust

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat and light brown hilum

7.

ADT-1

1990

Cauvery delta of Tamil Nadu

85-90

12-15

Tolerance to leaf miner and leaf webber

Determiante, grey pubescence, yellowish white seed coat, brown hilum, suitable as relay crop in rice fallows

8.

Birsa soy 1

499(E)/8.7.83

Uplands of Jharkhand state

110

20-24

Moderately resistant to Bacterial pustule and bacterial blight, resistant to soybean mosaic, yellow mosaic and Cercospora leaf spot

Determinate plants with white flowers, dark green leaves and black seeds with dull white hilum

9.

Bragg

4045/24.8.69; 5505/20.10.71; 361(E)/30.6.73; 598(E)/8.10.74; 440(E)/21.8.75; 13/19.12.78

Throughout India

112-115

15-20

Resistant to bacterial pustules, susceptible to YMV.

White flowers, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, black hilum, brown pods, determinate.

10.

Co-1

19(E)/14.1.82

Tamil Nadu

85-90

17-20

Resistant to stem fly & pod borer, moderately resistant to YMV.

Purple flowers, creamy yellow seed coat, relatively low hull and linolenic acid content, determinate.

11.

Co Soya-2

360(E)/1.5.97

Tamil Nadu

75-80

13-14

Tolerant to YMV and leaf miner.

Purple flower, determinate, dark green leaves, yellow seed.

12.

Durga

(JS 72-280)

19(E)/14.1.82

Central zone

102-105

20-22

Tolerant to bacterial pustules.

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, black hilum, tall and indeterminate, fast growing.

13.

Gaurav

(JS 72-44)

19 (E)/14.1.82

Central zone

104-106

20-25

Susceptible to bud blight, defoliators, girdle beetle and stem fly

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, light black hilum and determinate

14.

Gujarat soybean 1

(J-231)

1983

Low rainfall areas of Gujarat

90-95

15-20

Fairly tolerant to disease and pests in Gujarat

Purple flowers, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum and determinate

15.

Gujarat soybean 2

(J-202)

1983

Medium to high rainfall areas of Gujarat

105-110

22-25

Fairly tolerant to disease and pests in Gujarat

Purple flowers, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum and determinate

16.

Hara soy

(Himso 1563)

92(E)/22.2.2001

Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal

108-130 days with a mean of 117 days

15-20

Immune to bacterial pustule, highly resistant to brown spot, bacterial blight, and resistant to frog eye leaf spot and pod blight. Highly tolerant to pest complex. Resistant to pod shattering. First ever culinary purpose variety in soybean.

Semi-determinate growth habit, green seed with black hilum, transparent seed coat and green cotyledons. Dark green leaves with smooth surface. The leaves remain green in colour even at senescence. White flower, dark brown pubescence on stem, leaves and pods, pods turn black on maturity. Green seeds, round, bold with black hilum.

17.

Hardee

1976

Southern zone

105-110

15-20

Fairly tolerant to bacterial pustules, susceptible to yellow mosaic

White flowers, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, rosy hilum, determinate and suitable for inter cropping

18.

Indira soy 9

92(E)/22.2.2001

Madhya Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Tripura

106

22-23

Resistant to rust. Moderately resistant to stem tunneling and girdle beetle and leaf folder. Performs well under low to moderate plant densities

Light grey pubescence throughout the plant parts, broad light medium size green leaves, yellow seeds of medium size with black hilum and intermediate lustre.

19.

Improved Pelican

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Southern zone

112-115

15-20

Susceptible to bacterial pustules and yellow mosaic

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, brown pods

20.

JS 2

19 (E)/14.1.82

Central zone especially Madhya Pradesh

90-95

18-20

Resistant to bacterial pustule, tolerant to Macrophomina

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, pods with dense brown pubescene, yellow seed coat, light brown hilum, determinate, highly shattering

21.

JS 71-5

527(E)/16.8.91

Malwa Plateau of MP

90-95

20-24

Purple flowers, yellow seed coat, black hilum, semi-dwarf, plant height 30 to 40 cms, determinate, poor seed longevity.

22.

JS 75-46

165(E)/6.3.87

Central zone

100-106

25-30

Tolerant to bacterial pustules, tolerant to Macropho-mina

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, pods with dense brown pubescence, yellow seed coat, light brown hilum, determinate, highly shattering.

23.

JS 76-205

1984

Madhya Pradesh esp. Hoshangabad, Narsinghpur and adjoining districts

105-110

20-25

Resistant to bacterial pustules and seed and seed ling rot, tolerant to Anthracnose

Purple flowers, brown pubescen, black seed coat, buff coloured hilum, medium tall plants, suited to low input conditions.

24.

JS 79-81

1994

Madhya Pradesh

102-105

25-32

Resistant to bacterial pustle, bacterial blight and tolerant to green mosaic and susceptible to YMV

Purple flowers, detrminate, yellow seed coat, brown hilum and resistant to shattering and lodging

25.

JS 80-21

527(E)/16.8.91

Central zone

105-110

25-30

Tolerant to bacterial pustules, viral diseases and foliar insect-pests.

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown/black hilum, determinate, high seed germinability. Perform well in eastern states.

25.

JS 90-41

425(E)/8.6.99

M.P.

87-98

25-30

Moderately resistant to stemfly, semilooper and tolerant to major diseases

Purple flower, tawny pubescence, semi-determinate, lanceolate leaves, 4-seeded pods, greenish yellow seed, blackish hilum.

26.

JS 93-05

identified

Central zone (Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Bundhelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh).

90-95

20-25

Resistant to major diseases and insect pests.

Semi determinate, violet flowers, lanceolate leaves, four seeded pods, glabrous stem & pods, non shattering, black hilum.

27.

JS 335

636(E)/2.9.94

Central zone

95-100

25-30

Resistant to bacterial pustule, bacterial blight and tolerant to green mosaic. Susceptible to YMV.

Purple flowers, semi-determinate, resistant to shattering, black hilum. Performs well in Eastern and Southern states.

 

 

28.

Kalitur

Madhya Pradesh and Bundhelkhand region of M.P.

120-130

18-20

Susceptible to soybean mosaic, tolerant to bacterial pustules

Purple flowers, tawny pubescen, black seed coat, black hilum, small seeded semi indeterminate

29.

Sneh

(KB 79)

360(E)/1.5.97

Karnataka

85-93

17-18

Resistant to Alternaria, bacterial pustules, YMV, soybean mosaic. Moderate tolerance to Cercospora and bud blight.

Purple flowers, grey pubescence, determinate yellow seed, brown hilum.

30.

KHSb 2

1979

Karnataka

115-120

20-25

Moderately tolerant to bacterial pustules

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, black hilum, semi determinate

31.

Lsb 1

92(E)/22.2.2001

Andhra Pradesh

65-71

12-15

--

Determinate, white flowers, light green leaves, cream coloured seed in 4 seeded pods

32.

Lee

S.O. 361 (E)/ 30.6.73; 598 (E)/8.10.74; 440(E)/21.8.75

Northern hill zone

105-115

21-25

Susceptible to yellow mosaic, defoliators, bacterial pustules and girdle beetle

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, black hilum, light brown pods and determinate

33.

MACS-13

295(E)/9.4.85

Central zone

90-100

25-30

Resistant to bacterial pustules, tolerant to viral diseases and leaf-miner.

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown pod black hilum, indeterminate.

 

34.

MACS-57

814(E)/4.11.92

Maharashtra (Rabi/ Summer)

85-100

25-30

Resistant to soybean mosaic bacterial pustules and bud blight.

Semi-determinate, purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, light brown hilum, suitable for Kharif & Rabi.

35.

MACS-58

599(E)/31.7.89

Central zone

90-100

25-30

Resistant to bacterial pustules & leaf spot, tolerant to YMV.

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, light brown hilum, tall semi-determinate, suitable for mechanical harvesting.

36.

MACS-124

860(E)/25.11.92

Southern zone

95-105

25-30

Resistant to bud blight, soybean mosaic and bacterial pustules.

Purple flowers,

tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, dark brown hilum, semi-determinate resistant to lodging.

37.

MACS-450

425(E)/8.6.99

Southern zone

90-95

25-40

Resistant to leaf spot, bud blight, yellow mosaic, soybean mosaic, bacterial pustule. Highly resistant to stemfly and defoliators.

Purple flowers, medium tall, semi-determinate, tawny pubescence, yellow seed, black hilum.

38.

MAUS 1

1995

Maharashtra

90-95

25-30

Moderately resistant to YMV, soybean mosaic, bacterial pustules and leaf spots. Moderately resistant to leaf miner, stem fly and girdle beetle

Determinate, white flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, tolerant to pod shattering

39.

Pooja

(MAUS 2)

360(E)/1.5.97

Southern zone

105-110

25-35

Resistant to green mosaic, bacterial pustule, rust and leaf spots. Moderately resistant to leaf miner, stem fly and blue beetle.

Semi-determinate, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, light brown hilum, resistant to pod-shattering.

 

 

 

 

 

40.

MAUS 32

821(E)/13.9.2000

Maharashtra

100-105

23-29

Resistant to moderately resistant of common diseases and pests

Semideterminate, violet flowers, yellow seeds, brown hilum

41.

MAUS 47

821(E)/13.9.2000

Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

80-85

25-30

Resistant/tolerant to Soybean mosaic virus, Bud blight, Collar rot, Anthracnose, Cercospora and Rhizoctonia. Resistant to Grey semilooper, Tobacco caterpillar, leaf miner and moderately resistant to stem fly and leaf folder. Resistant to lodging, tolerant to shattering and requires low seed

Determinate plants with tawny pubescence, violet flowers, tan to dark brown pods, yellow, round seeds and brown hilum.

42.

MAUS 61

identified

Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamilnadu

95-100

26-28

Resistant to major diseases and pests

Semi determinate, Violet flowers, glabrous leaves, pods covered with leaves, non shattering

43.

MAUS 61-2

identified

Central zone (Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Bundhelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh).

100-105

20-30

Semi determinate, purple flowers, glabrous leaves, yellow seeds with light brown hilum, resistant to pod shattering.

44.

MAUS 71

identified

North Eastern Zone Maharshtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalya and Mizoram

93-100

18-30

Semi determinate, purple flowers, glabrous leaves, yellow seed with black hilum, resistant to pod shattering.

45.

Monetta

(EC-2587)

540(E)/24.7.85

Central & Southern zone

80-85

20-23

Field tolerance to insect-pests

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, brown pods, yellow seed coat, light brown hilum, determinate, very early, suitable for intercropping and highly pod shattering.

46.

Palam soya

Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal

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Resistant to frog eye leaf spot

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47.

PK 262

499 (E)/ 8.7.83

Northern hill zone and Northern plain zone

120-125

25-30

Tolerant to yellow mosaic and bacterial pustules

White flowers, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, determinate with thick stem

48.

PK 308

295 (E)/9.4.85

Northern hill zone and Northern plain zone

110-115

20-25

Resistant o bacterial pustule

White flowers, grey pubescen, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, narrow leaves and determinate

49.

PK 327

2 (E)/3.1.83

Northern hill zone and Northern plain zone

100-105

20-25

Resistant to bacterial pustules, tolerant to rhizoctonia

Purple flowers, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum and determinate

50.

PK-416

258(E)/14.5.86

Northern hill & northern plain zones

115-120

30-35

Resistant to YMV & bacterial pustules, tolerant to Rhizoctonia.

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, semi-determinate. Performs well in Punjab, Haryana and also in central zone.

51.

PK 471

1988

Southern zone

90-95

25-30

Resistant to bacterial pustules and Phytophthora

White flowers. tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum and determinate

52.

PK-472

258(E)/14.5.86

Northern plain & central zones

100-105

30-35

Resistant to bacterial pustules & YMV, tolerant to Rhizoctonia.

White flowers, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, determinate, dark green foliage. Performs well in central, eastern and southern states.

 

53.

PK-564

793(E)/22.11.91

Northern plain zone

105-115

30-35

Resistant to YMV and bacterial pustules, tolerant to Rhizoctonia.

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, dark brown hilum, determinate and sturdy plant type.

54.

Pant

Soybean 1024

360(E)/1.5.97

Northern plain zone

115-118

25-30

Resistant to YMV, rust, bacterial pustules and Rhizoctonia aerial blight.

White flowers, tawny, pubescence, narrow leaves, determinate, brown hilum, resistant to pod shattering.

55.

PK 1029

647(E)/9.9.97

Southern zone

90-95

25-30

Resistant to YMV, rust, bacterial pustules and tolerant to Rhizoctonia.

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, black hilum, determinate, resistant to pod shattering.

56.

Pant

Soybean 1042

360(E)/1.5.97

Northern plain zone

110-119

30-35

Resistant to YMV, bacterial pustule and moderately resistant to Rhizoctonia aerial blight. Tolerant to insect-pests.

Tawny pubescence, white flowers, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, tolerant to pod-shattering, determinate.

 

 

 

57.

PS 1092

identified

Tarai and Babar regin of Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal and up to mid hills of uttaranchal

118

25-35

Resistant to yellow mosaic, Bacterial pustule, Cercospora leaf spot and tolerant to Rhizoctonia aerial blight

Determinate, Violet flower, dark green leaves, yellow seeds with black hilum

58.

Punjab 1

440(E)/21.8.75; 13/19.12.78

Central, northern plain & northern hill zones

95-100

25-30

Susceptible to bacterial pustules, less susceptible to blue beetle.

Purple flowers, yellow pods with brown pubescence, yellow seed coat, small seeds, light brown hilum, high pod-shattering, early, good germinability, suitable for food uses.

59.

Pusa-16

834(E)/18.9.87

Northern plain & Northern hill zones

105-115

25-30

Resistant to Rhizoctonia & bacterial pustules, tolerant to YMV, tolerant to major insect-pests.

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, grey hilum, compact plant, good germinability.

 

 

 

60.

Pusa-20

10(E)/ 1.1.88

Northern hill zone

105-120

25-30

Resistant to Rhizoctonia & bacterial pustules, tolerant to YMV and major insect-pests.

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, black hilum, compact plant. Performs well in central zone.

 

61.

Pusa 22

1983

Northern plain zone, North eastern zone and parts of central zone

110-120

25-30

Highly tolerant to yellow maosaic, resistant to bacterial pustule, rhizoctonia wilt and Alternaria blight and tolerant to bud blight

Purple flowers, tawny pubescene, creamy seed coat, brown hilum and tall plants

62.

Pusa-24

834(E)/18.9.87

Northern plain & Northern hill zones

110-115

25-30

Resistant to bacterial pustules, tolerant to Rhizoctonia, YMV and major insect-pests.

White flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, black hilum, compact plant.

 

 

63.

Pusa 37

1985

Northern plain zone, North eastern zone and parts of central zone

110-115

25-30

Susceptrible to yellow mosaic, resistant to bacterial pustule, rhizoctonia wilt and Alternaria blight and tolerant to bud blight

White flowers, tawny pubescene, yellow seed coat, black hilum and medium tall plants

64.

Pusa 40

1981

Southern zone

95-100

25-30

Susceptible to yellow mosaic, resistant to bacterial pustule, rhizoctonia wilt and Alternaria blight and tolerant to bud blight

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum and semi dwarf plants

65.

RAUS 5

identified

North Eastern Zone Maharshtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalya and Mizoram

96-104

30-35

Resistant to girdle beetle and moderately resistant to stem fly and defoliators

Determinate, tawny pubescence, purple flower, seed yellow, hilum light to dark brown,

66.

Shilajeet

470 (E)/ 19.2.80

Northen hill zone and Northen plain zone

100-105

20-25

Resistant to bacterial pustules, tolerant to Rhizoctonia

Purple flowers, tawny pubescence, yellow seed coat, light brown hilum and determinate

67.

Shivalik

1987

Himachal Pradesh

120-125

25-32

Resistant to yellow mosaic

White flowers, light creamy pubescence, yellow seed coat, dark brown hilum, medium tall plant

68.

SL 96

1986

Punjab

110-112

18-20

Tolerant to yellow mosaic virus

White flowers and lodging resistant

69.

SL 295

647(E)/9.9.97

Punjab

120-130

20-25

Resistant to yellow mosaic virus

White flower, tawny pubescence, determinate, yellow seed coat, black hilum.

70.

Type 49

13 (E)/19.12.78

Central zone

125-130

20-25

Susceptible to yellow mosaic, bacterial pustules and bud blight

Purple flowers, grey pubescence, yellow seed coat, brown hilum and good germinability

71.

VL Soya -1

540(E)/24.7.85

Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal

110-113

20-25

Tolerant to Cercospora leaf spot

White flowers, tawny pubescence, black seed coat, medium tall and determinate

72.

VL Soya-2

915(E)/6.11.89

Northern hill zone

104-116

25-30

-

Purple flowers, less pubescence with white hairs, black hilum, light coloured pods, 4-5 days earlier than Bragg.

73.

VL Soya-21

1(E)/1.1.96

Northern U.P.

120-122

20-25

Resistant to Cercorpora leaf spot, bacterial pustules, pod-rot.

White flowers, brown pubescence, determinate, yellow seed coat, brown hilum, good germinability.

74.

VL Soya 47

340(E)/3.4.2000

North western hills under rainfed condition

126

23

Resistant/ tolerant to Anthracnose, Cercospora leaf spot, Bacterial leaf blight and Frog eye leaf spot. Tolerant to grey semi loopers

(G. gemma) larvae, Aphids and pod damage by green semi loopers. No shattering.

Determinate plants with white pubescence, white flowers, yellow shiny seeds with brown hilum.