Variety Name -::- Samanta
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 :
T90/IR8//Vikram///Siam 29/ Mahsuri
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Medium bold grians with transluscent white kernel.
Morphological character :
1.Semi-dwarf , photo, insensitive with dark green erect flag leaf till maturity.
2.Hull straw coloured on ripening
Plant Height(cm) :
Maturity (Days) :
Reaction to major diseases :
Moderately resistant to blast , BLB , sheath rot.
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistant to gall –midge (biotype 1 and 4) stem borer. Moderately resistant to WBPH.
Reaction to abiotic stress :
Avg. yield in normal condition(Kg/ha) :
Agency responsible for maintaining breeder seed :
Recomended ecology :
Information on acceptability :
Specific recomendation :
Any other Information :
The variety is accepted for its consistent yield performance and high degree of resistance to a number of major insect pests and diseases : it is also recommended for release in Madhya Pradesh.