Variety Name -::- Keshari

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Sponsored by :
Vice Chancellor, OUAT
Developing agency :
Rice Reasearch Station, Bhubaneswar
Developed by :
Dr. H.K. Mohanty, Dr. A.T. Ray, Dr. S.R. Das
Parentage & details of pedigree :
Kumar X Jagannath
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Area of adaptation :
Medium Slender Grain,White Kernel&Golden colour Hull
Morphological character :
semi dwarf, photo insensitive, dark green broad flag leaf
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Maturity (Days) :
100 days
Reaction to major diseases :
Resistance to Bacterial Leaf Blight,Rice Tungro Virus,Sheath Blight
Reaction to major insect pest :
Resistance to Brown plant Hopper, Gall midge,Green Leaf Hopper
Agronomic features
Reaction to abiotic stress :
Moderately tolerant to drought with quick generation and good seeding vigour.
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Any other Information :
The variety serves as an alternative to Annapurna for its early maturity,better grain quality with white kernel and moderate degree of tolerance to drought.