Variety Name -::- Meher


Released order no. :
Release date :
1992
Notifocation order no :
Notification date :
Sponsored by :
OUAT
Developing agency :
Regional Research Station , Chiplima
Developed by :
Dr A. T. Ray, Dr S. R. Das and Mr D. N. Bastia
Parentage & details of pedigree :
Obs 677/IR2071-625// Vikram/w 1263
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Medium bold grains with transluscent white kernel.
Morphological character :
1.Semi-dwarf , photo-insensitive with dark green erect flag leaves till maturity. 2.Hull straw coloured on ripening and resistant to shattering.
Plant Height(cm) :
Maturity (Days) :
135-140
Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to blast moderately resistant to BLB, sheath rot.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to BPH and gall resistant (biotype-1)and moderately resistant to WBPH and stem borer.
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 can be used as an alternative to Jaya for its high yield and yield stability and high degree of resistance to a number of major insect pests and diseases.