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Rice Varieties Suitable for Telangana Varietal Characteristics of Rice Varieties

Rice Varieties Suitable for Telangana


Rice Varieties Suitable for North Telengana Zone

Tract
Suitable Varieties Kharif
Suitable Varieties Rabi

Northern Telangana Zone (Districts of Adilabad, Kharimnagar, Nizamabad, Northern part of Medak, warangal (exclusive of North western part) and eastern areas of Nalgonda and Khammam.

Vijetha (MTU-1001), Siva (WGL-3943), Kesava (WGL-3825), Bhadrakali (WGL-3962), Pothana (WGL-22245), Indursamba (RDR-763), Kavya (WGL-48684), Divya (WGL-44645), Varsha (RDR-355), Tellahamsa, A.P.H.R-1 Hybrid, A.P.H.R-2 Hybrid, D.R.R.H-1 Hybrid Divya (WGL-44645), Yerramallelu (WGL-20471), Indursamba (RDR-763), Kesava (WGL-3825), Satya (RNR-1446), Tellahamsa, Varsha (RDR-355), IR-64, Pothana (WGL-22245), A.P.H.R-2 Hybrid, D.R.R.H-1 Hybrid

Rice Varieties suitable for south Telangana zone

Tract
Suitable Varieties Kharif
Suitable Varieties Rabi

Southern Telangana Zone

(Districts of Rangareddy, Mahaboobnagar except  Southern borders, Nalgonda except South east area, Warangal except North west  area and Southern part of  Medak).
Sambamashuri (BPT-5204), Sagar samba (RNR-52147), Kesava (MTU-7029), Satya (RNR-1446), Rajavadlu (RNR-99377), Chandana (RNR-74802), Kavya (WGL-48684), Tellahamsa, Varsha (WGL-20471), Phalguna (RP-6-17), A.P.H.R-1 Hybrid, A.P.H.R-2 Hybrid, D.R.R.H-1 Hybrid Saleema (RNR- 29692), Rajavadlu (RNR- 99377), Kavya (WGL-48684), Surekha (IET- 7946), Yerramallelu (WGL-20471), Indur samba (RDR-763), Kesava (WGL-3825), Satya(RNR-1446), Tellahamsa, IR-64, Rasi (IET-1444), Pothana (WGL-22245), A.P.H.R-2 Hybrid, D.R.R.H-1 Hybrid.

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Varietal Characteristics of Rice Varieties

Variety
Season
Duration (in days)
Yield (Tons/Acr)
Dormancy (Weeks)
Tolerant to
Character
Insects
Diseases

Swarna (MTU 7029)

Kharif

150

2.6

3

-

BLB

Semi dwarf. Variety with wide adaptability. Medium Slender (M.S) Nitrogen requirement is low. Dormant at maturity. Can be grown in Saline Soils.

Chaitanya (MTU 2067)

Kharif

150

2.4

4

BPH

BLB

Non Lodging. Medium Slender (M.S)

Krishna Veni (MTU - 2077)

K

150

2.4

4

BPH and Gallmidge (GM)

-

Non - lodging : Medium Slender grain (M.S) Seed has dormancy.

Vajram (MTU 5249)

K

150

2.24

4

BPH

-

Non lodging. Fine grain

Pratibha (MTU 5293)

K

155-160

2.6

2

BPH

-

Non Lodging, Long slender grain (L.S). Good cooking quality.

Deepti (MTU 4870)

K

150

2.4

5

BPH

RTV

Non lodging. Medium Slender (MS) grain can be grown in saline soils. Seed has dormancy.

Nandi (MTU- 5182)

K

150-155

2.4 to 2.6

-

BPH

-

Fine grain.

Tholakari (MTU 1031)

K

155

2.2 to 2.4

-

BPH

BLB

Fine grain. Non lodging.

Godavari (MTU 1032)

K

150

2.2 to 2.4

-

BPH

BLB

Fine grain. Non Lodging.

Bapatla Sannalu (BPT 1768)

K

165

2-2.4

-

-

BLB

Fine Grain.

Badava Mashuri (PLA 1100)

K

160

2.2

-

-

-

M.S grain. It can tolerate water logging of 40-50cm. Non dormant.

Vijetha (MTU 1001)

K

Rabi

140

120

2.4

2.8

6

BPH

Blast

Grain dormancy Strong M.S grain.

Cotton Dora Sannalu (MTU 1010)

R

120

2.68

3

BPH

Blast

L.S grain. Suitable to areas where l.R.64 and vijetha are cultivated.

Prabhath (MTU 3626)

K

135

2.4

3

-

Blast

Bold grain.

Sona Mashuri (BPT 3291)

K

145

2.4

2

-

Blast

Fine grain.

IR-64

R

120

2.4

2

-

Blast

L.S grain. Tolerant to lodging.

Surya (BPT 4358)

K

145

2-2.4

-

BPH and WBPH

-

M.S grain. Non lodging.

Nandyal Sannalu (NDLR 8)

K

R

135

125

2.6

-

BPH

-

Suitable for Rabi and late planting conditions. Cooking quality on par with samba mahsuri.

Rasi (IET 1444)

K

R

115

2

-

-

Blast

Bold grain. Suitable for moisture stress condition.

MTU 9993

K

110

1.2 (R)

2 (l.D)

-

2

-

Blast

Suitable for rainfed conditions. M.S grain.

Maruteru Sannalu (MTU 1006)

K

110-115

0.8 to 1.2 (R)

1.5 to 2.0 (ID)

-

-

-

-

-

-

L.S grain, suitable for rainfed conditions.

Phalguna (RP W6-17)

K

140-145

2.6

3

GM

Blast

Fine grain.

Kottaba- yyahunda

K

160-165

2.6

-

-

-

Withstands moisture stress and late planting. Fine grain.

Pushkala (RGL 2624)

Shasti-
cum

105

1.6 to 2.2

-

-

-

Withstands moisture stress. Suitable for direct sowing also. Fine grain size.

Vasun- dhara (RGL 2538)

K

135

2.2

-

GM4

-

Grain is like Phalguna variety. Fine grain. Suitable for late sowing and late planting conditions.

Mahendra (RGL 1750)

K

150

2.4

-

-

-

Fine grain. Withstands when aged seedlings are planted.

Vamsi

K

130-135

2.2

-

-

-

Fine grain. Withstands moisture stress. Suitable for late planted conditions.

Suraksha

K

125

2.2

-

GM

-

-

Srikakulam Sannalu (RGL 2537)

K

165

2.4

-

GM4

Blast

Super fine grain. Non lodging. 60 days nursery can be planted.

Kothamola-golukulu 74 (NLR 9674)

K

165-170

2.2

-

-

Blast

Fine grain. Grain does not germinate at harvest. Rice is tasty.

Pinakini (NLR 9672-96)

K

160

2.2 to 2.4

-

-

Blast

Coarse grain. Resembles molagolukulu

Tikkana (NLR 27999)

K

165

2.6

-

-

Blast

Suitable for late planting.

Penna (NLR 33365)

K

155-160

2.4 to 2.6

-

-

Blast

Taste similar to NLR 9672.

Simhapuri (NLR 28600)

K

160-170

2.6

-

-

Blast

Aged seedlings can be planted.

Sri Ranga (NLR 28523)

K

170

2.2 to 2.4

-

-

Blast

Fine grain. Suitable to late planting of Nursery.

Swarna-mukhi (NLR 145)

Early

Rabi

135

2.2 to 3.0

-

SB

GM

Blast

Super fine grain. Withstands moisture stress and salinity.

Vedagiri (NLR 33641)

K

150-155

2.2 to 2.4

-

-

Blast, Tungro

M.S grain. With stands salinity.. Suitable for areas where Molagolukulu is cultivated.

Bharani (NLR 30491)

K/ Summer

125

2.2

-

-

Tungro

Fine grain.

Somasila (NLR 33358)

All Seasons

105-110

2.4

-

-

Blast

Superfine variety. Tolerant to Saline Conditions. Suitable for export.

Swathi (NLR 33057)

Rabi

125

2.6

-

-

Blast

Fine grain. In place of 1.R 20 Suitable for cultivation. Can be cultivated under Borewells and tanks. With stands drought and late planting.

Sravani (NLR 33359)

R

120

2.6

-

-

Blast

Paddy resembles 1.R.36 Variety. Superfine grain.

CO-43

K/R

135

2.4

-

-

Blast

Finegrain. Withstands for Cultivation under saline soils.

Savithri (C.R.1009)

K

150

2.2 to 2.4

-

-

-

Coarse grain. Susceptible for BPH. Suitable for water logging. Photo insensitive variety.

Apurva (NLR 33654)

R/K

135

2.8

-

-

Blast

M.S Grain

Tellahamsa

All seasons

125

2.4

-

-

Blast

BLB

Tolerant to cold in vegetative stage. Super fine grain. Tolerant to Blast.

Krishna Hamsa

K/R

115-120

2.4

-

-

Blast

Fine grain. Tolerant to cold.

Samba Mashuri (BPT 5204)

K

145-150

2.4 to 2.6

4

-

-

Fine grain. Has wide adaptability with good grain quality.

Sagar Samba (RNR 52147)

K

140

2.2 to 2.4

2

-

Blast

BLB

Fine grain.

Raja Vadlu (RNR-99377)

K

135

2.4 to 2.6

1

-

BLB

Blast

Superfine grain. Tolerant to sheath rot also.

Chandan (RNR 74802)

K

145

2.2 to 2.4

1

BPH

Blast

Fine grain.

Early Samba (NRR M-7)

K

130-135

2.48

2

-

-

In place of samba mashuri in Telangana this can be cultivated.

Satya (RNR 1446)

K

R

120

2.4 to 2.6

-

-

Blast

Suitable for late planting and areas. Fine grain.

Surekha

K

135

2.2 to 2.4

2

G.M

-

Super fine grain. Tolerant to G.M.

Vikas

K

120-125

2.2

-

-

-

Fine grain. Tolerant to Salinity.

CSR-13

K

115-120

1.6

-

-

-

Fine grain .Suitable for Saline Soils.

Sumathi (RNR 18833)

K

135-140

2.12

-

GM

Blast

Scented Small grain variety. Under high Nitrogen dose liable for grain breakage.

Salima (RNR 29692)

K/R

135

2.6

-

-

Blast

BLB

Superfine grain.

Prasanna

K

90-95

1.4

-

-

-

Fine grain. Suitable for Rainfed areas.

Tulasi

K

100

1.4

-

-

-

Fine grain .Suitable for rainfed areas.

Pothana (WGL 22245)

K

R

125

2.4

-

GM

SB

-

L.S grain.

Kavya (WGL 48684)

K

135

2.4

1

GM

-

M.S Grain. Resistant to G.M

Divya (WGL 44645)

K

R

125

140

2.2-2.4

1

GM

-

L.S Grain

Erramallelu (WGL 20471)

K

R

120

2.4

-

GM

-

Superfine. Resistant to GM and drought.

Kesava (WGL 3825)

K

120-125

2.2 to 2.4

-

GM

1 and 3

-

Superfine grain. Suitable for late planting under Kharif.

Rudrama (RDR 7555)

K

105

2

-

GM

BLB

Tolerant to moisture stress and Iron deficiency. In South Telangana areas suitable for rainfed & ID conditions.

Pelala vadlu (RDR 8702)

K

135-140

2.16

-

GM

-

Suitable for Northern Telangana

Jagtyal Sannalu (JGL 1798)

K

120-125

2.32 to 2.52

-

GM

1,3,4

-

Fine grain Resembles samba mashuri Variety.

Polasa Prabha (JGL 384)

K

130-135

2.2-2.4

-

BPH, GM

3,4

BLB

Blast

Medium slender (M.S) Grain.

Varalu (WGL 14377)

K / R / Edagaru

90-95

0.8-1.2 (R)

1.8-2.0 (I.D)

-

GM

1,3,5

-

Suited for direct sowing and transplanting L.S grain. Extra short duration suitable for Kharif, Rabi and Edagaru.

Rajendra

K

110

2.2-2.4

-

-

-

Tolerant to cold and drought coarse grain. Suitable for rainfed areas.

Orugallu (WGL 47970)

K

135-145

2.0

-

GM

-

Slender grain.

Bhadrakali (WGL 3962)

K

135

2.0

-

GM

-

Superfine grain.

Siva (WGL 3943)

K

130-135

2.2

-

Gall midge

Blast and Sheath Blight

Fine grain

Varsha (RDR 355)

R

125

2.0

-

SB, GM leaf folder

-

Fine grain.

Indur Samba (RDR 763)

K

120-125

2.2

1

GM

1

Superfine grain. Rice resembles Samba Mahsuri.

Hybrids for Telangaana

APHR -2

K/R

120

3.2-3.4

-

-

BLB

Fine grain. Resistant to BLB. During Kharif in Telangana districts this can be cultivated.

DRRH-1

K/R

125-130

3.2

-

-

-

Fine grain. During Kharif this can be cultivated in Telangana, districts.

K = Kharif
R = Rabi

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