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Rice variety


Pant Sugandh Dhan 15

  Characteristics of the variety

  • Tolerant to neck blast, leaf blast, sheath rot, stem borer and leaf folder
  • Maturity: 135-140 days
  • Yield (q/ha):35-40

    Relevance for the area

Seed rate

Seed rate:

Seed rate depends on the method of planting, varieties, season of planting and purpose of growing.

Repoductive stage


Rainfed rice based cropping system


Rainfed lowland ecosystem


Rainfed upland ecosystem




Oryza sativa


Oryza sativa is a diploid species having 24 chromosomes. The sativa rice varieties of the world are commonly grouped in to three subspecies namely indica,japonica and javanica.

White tip nematode of rice


Rice White Tip Nematode

Scientific name: Aphelenchoides besseyi

 This is one of the economically important nematode parasite infecting rice crops throughout the world. This nematode was first reported on rice from Japan, and an extensive work has been carried out on this nematode pest.

Rice ragged stunt

Rice ragged stunt

Causal agent:  Ragged stunt virus   

The brown plant hopper transmits the disease. The early in star nymphs of the insect are more efficient in transmitting the disease than older ones. Five-day-old nymphs are the most efficient transmitters. The virus is acquired within a feeding period of 24 hours.

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