Variety Name -::- Mahalaxmi
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 :
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Medium bold grains with transluscent white kernel.
Morphological character :
1.Semi-dwarf, photosensitive, pale yellow coloured leaves.
2.Hull straw coloured on ripening and stands erect till maturity.
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Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to sheath blight moderately resistant to blast , BLB.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to false smut and LF and moderately resistant to blast BPH.
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 Savitri as regards its response to fertility and suitability for late sown conditions