State-wise varieties of Soybean Crop notified under seed act from 2008 to 2019

State Recommended Varieties
Andhra Pradesh LSB-3, NRC-77, MACS-1188
Assam PS 1347, JS 97-52, SL 688
Bihar PS 1347, SL 688
Delhi PS 1347, SL 688
Gujarat NRC-86 (ahilya-6)
Haryana PS 1347, SL 688
Jharkhand Birsa Safed Soybean-2
Karnataka NRC-77, GC-00209-4-1-1 (Karune), DSb-1, MACS-1188, MAUS-2(Pooja), Dsb-21, KPS-344
Madhya Pradesh RVS 2001-4, JS-20-29, JS-20-34, NRC-86 (ahilya-6), Raj Soya-18, Raj Soya-24
Marathwada & Vidarbha region of Maharashtra MAUS-158, NRC-77, MACS-1188, JS-20-29, JS-20-34, Dsb-21, NRC-86 (ahilya-6), KPS-344, Raj Soya-24
Punjab PS 1347, SL 688, SL 744
Rajasthan RKS-24, RKS-45 Pratap Soya 45), JS-20-29, JS-20-34, NRC-86 (ahilya-6), Raj Soya-24
Tamil Nadu NRC-77, MACS-1188, KPS-344
Uttrakhand VL Soya 59, VL Soya 65, Pusa 97-12, PS-19, VL Soya 77, VL Bhat 201, Pant Soy-24, Pant Soya-21, Pant Soya-23
Uttar Pradesh PS 1347, SL 688, JS-20-29, JS-20-34, NRC-86 (ahilya-6), Pant Soy-24, Raj Soya-24
West Bengal PS 1347, SL 688
North Eastern Hill States JS 97-52, VL Soya 59, Pusa 97-12

Characters of notified varieties of Soybean

Variety Year of Release Released Centre Oil Content (%) Yield Potential (Kg/ha) Recommended states/regions situations Safety features/traits
PS 1347 2008 GBPUA&T, Pantnagar 3100 15.54 North Plain Zone Determinate compact plant type, tawny pubescence and yellow bold seeds, maturity 123 days. Resistant to YMV, rhizoctonia aerial blight, bacterial pustule, SMV and charcoal rot.
JS 97-52 2008 DSR Indore and JNKVV, Jabalpur 2500-3000 17.48 Central Zone and North Eastern Zone While flower, tawny pubescence, large number of plant per plant, tolerance to excessive soil moisture, good seed longevity, maturity 100 days.Resistance to YMV and Collar rot, moderately resistant to Rhizoctonia aerial blight, moderately resistance to insects
SL 688 2008 PAU, Ludhiana 2500 20.54 North Plain Zone Determinate and erect plants, brown pubescence, protein content 40.3% and, maturity 125 days. Resistant to YMV
VL Soya 59 2008 VPKAS, Almora 2600 20.04 North Hill Zone Low linolenic acid, better oil quality, protein content 39.15% and oil content 19.35%, maturity 135 days.Resistant to pod blight, target leaf spot
VL Soya 63 2008 VPKAS, Almora 2700 20.23 North Hill Zone Determinate and erect plants, protein content 41% and oil content 17.9%, maturity 130 days. Resistant to pod blight and target leaf spot, moderately resistant to frog eye leaf spot
VL Soya 65 2009 VPKAS, Almora 1542   Uttarakhand hills Moderately resistant to frog eye leaf spot, pod blight and leaf blight
LSB-3 2009 Adilabad     Andhra Pradesh Resistant to bacterial pestule, pod blight & tolerant to bud blight
MAUS-158 2009 Agarkar Research Institute, Pune 2190 19.7 Marathawada region Tolerant to bacterial pustules, Rhizoctonia root rot & aerial blight, collar rot and charcoal rot
Pusa 97-12 2009 IARI 2250   Northern Zone Resistant YMV, Charcoal rot
Birsa Safed Soybean2 2009 Ranchi 2500   Jharkhand Resistant to bacterial pastules, cercopsora leaf spot, blue beetle and bihar hairy cater pillar, moderately resistant to frog eye leaf spot.
NRC-77 2010 DSR, Indore 2400   Southern zone KNK, TN, A.P, South Maharashtra Resistant to charcoal rot, Rizoctonia root rot and moderately resistant to RAB and BP
RKS-24 2011 AAU, Kota, Rajastan 3000 - 3500 21 Rajasthan Moderately resistant to bacterial pustule, collar rot and YMV. Moderately resistant to girdle beetle, stem fly and defoliators
GC-00209-4-1-1 (Karune) 2011 UAS, Bangalore 7000-8000 (green Pod)   South Karnataka Vegetable type
DSb-1 2012 UAS, Dharwad 2500-3000 18.2% Karnataka Better germinability, Resistant to rust and tolerant pod shattering
SL 744 2012 PAU, Ludhiana 2142 20.48 Northern Zone (Punjab) Timely sown irrigated condition. Resistant to Yellow mosaic virus and Soybean mosaic virus
PS-19 2013 GBPUA&T Pant nagar 2121   Tarai Bhabar and hills of Uttarakhand Resistant to major foliar diseases, YMV, Bacterial pustule & rhizoctonia aerial blight.
MACS-1188 2013 ARI, Pune 2475 19.10 – 41.00 Southern zone (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, A.P., South Maharashtra) High Oil content, early maturity, resistant to pod shattering and Rizoctonia aerial blight, bacterial pastules, charcoal rot, stem fly, pod borer, leaf folder, leaf minor and defoliators
RKS-45 (Pratap Soya 45) 2013 AAU Kota 3000-3500 21 - 40 Rajasthan Moderately resistant to Bacterial Pustules and YMV
RVS 2001-4 2014 RAK CoA, RVSKVV Sehore, Bhopal 2264 21 - 42 Madhya Pradesh Tolerant to major leaf, pod & root diseases. Tolerant to girdle beetle & semi looper
JS-20-29 2014 JNKVV, Jabalpur 2125 20.9 – 41.1 MP, Maharashtra, Raj, UP Resistant to YMV and Charcoal Rot
JS-20-34 2014 JNKVV, Jabalpur 2052 20.30 – 40.80 MP, Maharashtra, Raj, UP Resistant to Charcoal Rot, Girdle beetle and Stem fly
MAUS-2 (Pooja) 2014 Vasantrao Naik Marath wada Krishi Vidyapith, Parbhani 2500 - 3500 20.0 – 41.5 Karnataka Resistant to bacterial  postule and leafspots, leaf miner, stem fly and blue beetle
MAUS -162 2014 Vasantrao Naik Marath wada Krishi Vidyapith, Parbhani 2000 -3000 21.37 – 41.95 Maharashtra Tolerant against charcoal rot, Rhizoctonia root rot and Rhizoctonia aerial blight
Dsb-21 2014 UAS, Dharwad 2807 18.2 – 38.2 Karnatalka, Central Maharashtra Resistant to rust
SL 958 2015       Punjab  
NRC-86 (ahilya-6) 2015 IISR-Indore 2128 19.80 – 40.60 MP. Raj, Guj, UP & Maharashtra Resistant to bacterial  postule, Pod blight, collar rot, girdle beetle and stem fly
KPS-344 2015 RRS, MPKV, Sangli 2555 16.80 – 34.60 Mah, KNK, TN &TG Tolerant to rust. Resistant to stem fly, pod borer and leaf roller
Pusa 12 2015 IARI, New Delhi 2286 19.6 – 37.8 North Plain Zone Resistant to YMV, Rhizoctonia aerial blight and Bacterial pustules
Dsb-21 2015       KNK, TN, AP, Kerala & Uttarakhand  
SL 958 2016 PAU, Ludhiana 2282 19.8 – 42.0 Punjab Resistant to YMV and SMV
MACS 1281 2016 ARI Pune 2519 18.15 – 40.0 Southern Zone Moderately resistant to bacterial  postule and bacterial leaf blight
VL Soya 77 2016       Uttarakhand  
VL Bhat 201 2016       Uttarakhand  
JS 20-69 2016 JNKVV Jabalpur 1852 20-22 to 39-42 Madhya Pradesh Resistant YMV, Charcoal Rot, Bacterial Pustules, Alternaria Leaf spot, Pod blight, Indian bud blight, Target leaf spot
VL Soya 77 2016 VPKAS, Almorah 1970 18.6 – 38.91 Uttarakhand Hills Moderately resistant to frog eye leaf spot and pod blight. Moderately resistant to girdle beetle and stem fly
VL Bhat 201 2016 VPKAS, Almorah 1642 15.42 – 41.02 Uttarakhand Hills Highly resistant to frog eye leaf spot, target leaf spot and moderately resistant to pod blight. Highly resistant to girdle beetle. Moderately resistant to stem fly
Raj Soya-24 (RVS 2002-4) 2017 RAK College of AgricultureRVSKVV, Sehore 1905 21-22.5 to 41 Central Zone Resistant to YMV
Pant Soya 21 (PS 1480) 2017 GBPUA&T Pantnagar 2057 19.25 – 40.5 Uttarachand Resistant to Yellow Mosaic Virus (YMV), SMV & Bacterial Pustule.Tolerant to Rhizoctonia Aerial Blight
Pant Soya 23 (PS 1521) 2017 GBPUA&T Pantnagar 1915 40.5 – 19.8 Uttarachand  
Pant Soy-24 (PS 1477) 2017 GBPUA&T Pantnagar     UP & Uttarakhand  
Raj Soya-18 2017 RAK College of AgricultureRVSKVV, Sehore 1912 21.55 – 41 Madhya Pradesh  
CG Soya-1 2018 IGKV, Raipur, Chhatishgarh 2445 20-23 Chhattisgarh Resistant to Indian bud blight, Rhizoctonia aerial blight, Myrothecium leaf spot and bacterial pustule disease. Moderately resistant to pod blight (Collototricum truncatum).
Raj Soya-24 2017       Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh  
JS 20-98 2018 JNKVV Jabalpur 2094 19.3 – 40.9 MP, Bundelkhand region of UP, RJ, GJ and Marathwad and Vidharbha region of MH Multiple resistant against most dreadful disease ie YMV, Charcoal rot, blight, bacterial pustules, leaf spots &insect pests
Kota Soya-1 (RKS 113) 2018 AAU Kota 1893 20-38 Assam, WB, Jharkhand, Chhattishgarh & NE States Tolerant to bacterial postules, bacterial blight
DSb 23 2018 UAS Dharwad 3900 18.63 – 38.2 KNK, TN, TS, AP and Southern Maharashtra Moderately resisitant ot defoliators, stem fly and pod borer
KS 103 2018   2537 18.10 – 45.56 Southern Maharashtra, KNK, Telangana, AP and TN Resistant ot field rust
MAUS-612 2018 Vasantrao Naik Marath wada Krishi Vidyapith, Parbhani 2531 20.49 – 40.50 MH and Southern India Tolerant to disease, moderately resistant to pests, resistat to pod shattering (tolerate more than 15days)
Basara 2018 RRS, PJTSAU, Adilabad 2663 19.51 Telangana & AP Tolerant to shattering even on delayed harvesting up to 8-10days. Tolerant to pre harvest sprouting. Good germinability with seed rate 20-22kgs/acre
NRC 127 2018 IISR-Indore 1807 18-20 to 38-40 Central Zone Resistance/tolerance against pest complex, pod borer and lepidopteran defoliators. Resistance against YMV, ALS, TLS, SCV and bacterial pastule
KSD 726 2019 RRS, MPKV Sangli 2442 18.42 – 38.14 South Zone Resistant to rust (K. Digraj) and purple seed stain disease. Moderately resistance to Stem fly and defoliators
VL  Soya 89 2019 VPKAS, Almorah 2324 19.07 HP & Uttarakhand Moderate Resistance against frog eye leaf spot and pod blight diseases. Moderate Resistance against Chauliops and resistant against defoliators
AMS-1001 2019 RRS, Dr. PDKV, Amravati 2173 18.93 – 49.32 Maharashtra Resistant to root rot, YMV, Alternaria leaf spot

Shalimar Soybean-1
2019 SKUAS&T J&K 2030-2560 13.56 – 38.0 J & K Resistant to root rot and rust and moderately resistant to yellow mosaic virus as well as Alternaria blight
JS 20-116 2019 JNKVV Jabalpur 2122 16.32 Assam and NE states, MP, Bundelkhand region of UP, RJ, GJ and Marathwad and Vidharbha region of MH, Bihar, WB, Jharkhand, Chhattishgarh and Odisha Resistant to YMV and Charcoal rot
JS 20-94 2019 JNKVV Jabalpur 2104 20.35 MP,Bundelkhand region of UP, RJ, GJ and Marathwad and Vidharbha region of MH Resistant to YMV and Charcoal rot, Rhizoctonia aerial blight and alternatia leaf spot
VL Bath 202 2020   1596 16.55 Uttarakhand Resistant to reaction against frog eye leaf spot, moderately resistant to pod blight, resistant to aphids, beetles, moderate resistant to white flies & defoliaters
DSb-28 2020   2500 20.1 Maharashtra, Telangana, AP & TN Highly resistant to rust
DSb-32 2020   2500 20.9 Assam, North Eastern State Highly resistant to rust, multiple pest & disease resistant.
SL-955 2020   2201 18.9 Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, UP (except bundelkhand) & Bihar Resistant toYMV.
SL-979 2020   2335 20.6 Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, UP (except bundelkhand) & Bihar Tolerant to YMV and SMV.
Pant Soybean 25 (PS 1556) 2020   2240 18.83 HP & Uttarakhand Resistant to YMV, SMV, Bacterial pustule & BLB. Moderately resistance to RAB, BS. Colletorichum trucatum & FLS.
Pant Soybean 26 (PS-1572) 2020   1925 18 Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, UP (except bundelkhand) & Bihar Resistant to YMV, SMV, Bacterial pustule & BLB. Moderately resistance to RAB.
  • Source: Seed Division, GOI Website (seednet.gov.in) & ICAR Institutes.
Zone Recommended States
North hill zone Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand
North Plain Zone Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, North east plains of U.P. and Western Bihar
Central Zone M.P., Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bundlekhand region of U.P. North-West Maharashtra
North Eastern Zone West Bengal, Odhissa, Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya, Jharkhand and Eastern Bihar
Southern Zone Karnataka, A.P., Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Southern parts of Maharashtra