Neelam (HPN-3) :
This is a new variety recommended for timely and late sowing under irrigated and rainfed conditions as pure crop. It contains 42.8% oil . It is resistant to yellow rust but susceptible to blight. Its cake is of very good quality which has international standards. Its average yield is 15-16 q/ha.
A new Brassica cultivar named as Gobhi Sarson is suitable for irrigated as well as unirrigated conditions in all parts of H.P. This can be successfully grown after paddy, maize and other Kharif crops. Its leaves are thick, smooth and sweet in taste and thus serve as a quality pot herb saag. The initial growth is slow, plants remain in vegetative phase till February, as such the crop escapes frost injury. Plants are stout and do not lodge easily. It takes about 170 days for maturity. On an average, it yields 18 q/ha. The seeds possess 41 per cent oil of good quality.