Variety Name -::- Hema


Released order no. :
Release date :
1971
Notifocation order no :
786(E)
Notification date :
02.02.1976
Sponsored by :
OUAT
Developing agency :
Rice Research Station, Bhubaneswar
Developed by :
Dr. H. K. Mohanty and Dr. A.T. Ray
Parentage & details of pedigree :
T 141/IR8
Breeding method :
Closely resembling variety :
Area of adaptation :
Long bold grains (26gm/1000 grains) with transluscent white Kernel
Morphological character :
1.Semi dwarf , photo-insensitive , dark green broad flag leaf. 2.Days to 50% flowering - 100days 2.Hull straw coloured on ripening
Plant Height(cm) :
90
Maturity (Days) :
130-135
Reaction to major diseases :
Resistance to BLB and Blast
Reaction to major insect pest :
Suceptible to gallmidge 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 was recommended as an alternative to Jaya for its high yield and yield stability.