Developing agency :
Rice Research Station, Bhubaneswar
Developed by :
Dr. H. K. Mohanty, Dr. A. T. Ray and Dr S. R.
Parentage & details of pedigree :
Kumar/ CR 57-49
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Medium bold grains with white translucent kernel
Morphological character :
Semi-dwarf, photo –insensitive , dark green erect leaves.
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Maturity (Days) :
Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to moderately tolerant to blast , BLB and RTV.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to GM, BPH.
Reaction to abiotic stress :
Avg. yield in normal condition(Kg/ha) :
Agency responsible for maintaining breeder seed :
Recomended ecology :
Information on acceptability :
Specific recomendation :
Any other Information :
This takes 10 days less to mature than the existing BPH tolerant varieties and meet the farmers’ requirement. Found better than IR36 and Ratna for its high yield, wider adaptability and resistance to pests and diseases.