Organism Data in GenBank
(Indian mustard) is a major oilseed crop. It is a polyploid having AABB genome type and 18 haploid chromosomes. It contains high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids which make it healthy for human consumption. Several varieties of B. juncea
are drought and heat tolerant.
Three genetic maps for B. juncea are displayed in MapViewer. Detailed information regarding the genetic maps can be obtained from the BioProjects database.