Variety Name -::- Khandagiri
Developing agency :
Rice Research Station, Bhubaneswar
Developed by :
Dr S. R. Das, Dr. A. T. Ray and Dr H. K. Mohanty
Parentage & details of pedigree :
Parijat/ IR 13429-94-3-2-2
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Medium slender grains with transluscent white kernel
Morphological character :
1.Semi-dwarf, photo-insensitive, darkgreen erect flag leaf.
2.Hull straw colour on ripening
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Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to neck blast, sheath rot, brown spot, and moderately resistant to blast , sheath blight , BLB, RTV.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to BPH and moderately resistant to gall-midge,WBPH and whorl maggot.
Reaction to abiotic stress :
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Agency responsible for maintaining breeder seed :
Recomended ecology :
Information on acceptability :
Specific recomendation :
Any other Information :
The variety is accepted as an alternative to Parijat for its high yield and yield stability , better grain quality and broad spectrum of resistance to major insect pests and diseases it was also recommended for release in Eastern UP.