Variety Name -::- Nilagiri
Developing agency :
Rice Research Station , Bhubaneswar
Developed by :
Dr A. T. Raya, Dr S. R. Das and Mr. D. N. Bastia
Parentage & details of pedigree :
Suphala / DZ 192
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
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Reaction to major diseases :
Resistant to blast and moderately resistant to BLB, sheath rot.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to BPH and gall midge (biotype-1), and moderately resistant to WBPH and stemborer.
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Agency responsible for maintaining breeder seed :
Recomended ecology :
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Any other Information :
The variety can be used as an alternative to Jaya for its high yield and high degree of resistance to a number of major insect pests diseases.