Variety Name -::- Manika


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 :
CR 210-1010/ Obs 677
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Medium bold grains with transluscent white kernel.
Morphological character :
1.Semi-dwarf, photosensitive with dark green erect leaves. 2.Panicle weight type and stands erect till maturity. 2.Hull straw coloured on ripening
Plant Height(cm) :
Maturity (Days) :
155-160
Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to sheath blight, RTV and moderately resistant to blast sheath rot , BLB.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to gall midge biotype 1 and 4 and moderately resistant to BPH.
Agronomic features
Reaction to abiotic stress :
Avg. yield in normal condition(Kg/ha) :
4500
Agency responsible for maintaining breeder seed :
OUAT
Recomended ecology :
Information on acceptability :
Specific recomendation :
Any other Information :
The variety can be used as an alternative to Savitri for its high yield and yield and broad spectrum of resistance to major insect pests and diseases.