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TNAU Agritech Portal :: Traditional Varieties grown in Tamil nadu


  • Grown in Thakandarapuram village of Vandavasi taluk at Thiruvannamalai district
  • Samba season is best season and duration is 150-160 days in which 40 days will be the nursery period
  • The seed rate is 50 kg per acre
  • Dry sown and transplanting system is used for growing this variety
  • The rice is brown in colour
  • It yields about 1350 kg /ac and the straw yield will be 60 bundles i.e. 1800 kg/ac
  • This variety is highly suitable for making idly and dosa
  • It gives high yield in clayey soil
  • It is suitable for growing in water logging areas as well as drought prone areas
  • It is suitable for preparing Aval.

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