Developing agency :
Regional Research Station Chiplima
Developed by :
Dr A. T. Ray
Parentage & details of pedigree :
OBS 677/ IR2071-625//Vikram/W1263
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Long slender grains with transluscent white kernel.
Morphological character :
1.Semi-dwarf , photo-insensitive, darkgreen erect flag leaf.
2.Hull straw coloured on ripening.
Plant Height(cm) :
Maturity (Days) :
Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to sheath rot, and moderately resistant to sheath blight , BLB, brown spot RTV.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to gallmidge, BPH, GLH and moderately resistant to stemborer.
Nursery sowing Kharif,June Second week.,Rabi-December Second week.
Seed rate @ 40kg/ha.,Row to row -20cm and Plant to plant -10cm.
Reaction to abiotic stress :
Avg. yield in normal condition(Kg/ha) :
Agency responsible for maintaining breeder seed :
Recomended ecology :
Irrigated and rainfed medium land of the state of Odisha.
Information on acceptability :
Specific recomendation :
Any other Information :
The variety was recommended as an alternative to Ratna and IR36 for its high yield, better grain quality and high degree of tolerance to tall midge and BPH.