Variety Name -::- Kanchana
Developing agency :
Rice Research Station, Bhubeswar
Developed by :
Dr. H. K. Mohanty, Dr. A.T. Ray and Dr. S R. Das
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Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Medium slender grains with transluscent white kernel
Morphological character :
1.Tall height, photosensitive, darkgreen erect flag leaf.
2.Hull straw coloured on ripening panicle weight type with more than 200 fertile grains per panicle.
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Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to blast BLB, brown spot and moderately resistant to sheath blight.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to GLH and moderately resistant tot BPH and LF.
Reaction to abiotic stress :
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Agency responsible for maintaining breeder seed :
Recomended ecology :
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Specific recomendation :
Any other Information :
The variety can be used as an alternative to T141 due to its adaptability for both shallow and semi-deep water conditions and to Rambha for its better grain type.