Jawahar Castor-24 (JC-24)

Year of release 2018
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 3-70/2018-SD.IV 19-02-2019
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by

Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya,

Pedigree / type of material DCS-108 x JC-5, Inbred line
Recommended states Madhya Pradesh
Recommended ecology Sole and intercropping under rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Growth habit Medium
Days to 50% flowering 48-52
Days to maturity for first picking 95-110 DAS
Number of nodes to primary raceme 13-16
Plant height (cm) 86-96
100 seed weight (g) 26-29
Oil content (%) 45-46
Seed yield (kg/ha) Mean  : 2745 (Irrigated)
Range: 2545-3070
Special attributes Tolerant to Fusarium wilt and
Macrophomina root rot
Semi-spreading, profuse branching with long spike
Source of seed Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya,