Variety Name -::- Bhanja


Released order no. :
Release date :
1992
Notifocation order no :
Notification date :
Sponsored by :
OUAT
Developing agency :
Rice Research Station, Bhubaneswar
Developed by :
Dr. H. K. Mohanty, Dr A. T. Ray and Dr S. R. Das
Parentage & details of pedigree :
IR36/ Hema/ Vikram
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Medium bold grains with transluscent white kernel
Morphological character :
1.Semi-dwarf , photo-insensitive , darkgreen erect flag leaf till maturity. 2.Hull straw coloured on ripening
Plant Height(cm) :
Maturity (Days) :
135-140
Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to blast and sheath rot;
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to gall-midge
Agronomic features
Reaction to abiotic stress :
Avg. yield in normal condition(Kg/ha) :
4000
Agency responsible for maintaining breeder seed :
OUAT
Recomended ecology :
Information on acceptability :
Specific recomendation :
Any other Information :
The variety is accepted for its high yield and yield stability under medium and shallow low lands has multiple resistance to gall midge , sheath rot, BLB and blast . It was also recommended for Andhra Pradesh