GCH-2 (VHB-150)

Year of release 1984-85
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 258 (E) 14-05-1986
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Oilseeds Research Station, GAU, Junagadh, Gujarat
Pedigree / type of material VP-1 x JI-35
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Medium
Days to maturity for first picking 115-120 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Average seed yield (kg/ha) 1750
Days to 50% flowering 50-55
Plant height upto base of primary(cm) 70-80
Number of nodes to primary raceme 15-17
100 seed weight(g) 28-30
Oil content(%) 47-49
Special features Resistant to root rot
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation, Gandhinagar, Gujarat