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Hybrid varieties of paddy based on useful characteristics


Rice is the staple food crop in most of the countries in Asia.  With the advent of hybrid rice technology the yield plateau in rice has been broken.  The adoption of hybrid seeds enables farmers to optimize seed rate there by reducing the seed cost and getting higher yields which eventually reduces the cost of cultivation and increases the profit. These hybrid varieties are high yielding and adaptable to different soil conditions.

Aromatic Hybrids

Indam 100-001

  • Medium duration hybrid maturing in 130 days.
  • Grains are long slender, white translucent and aromatic.

Indam 100-003 

  • Mid early.
  • Dwarf, non-lodging hybrid.
  • Maturing in 130 days.
  • Kernels are long slender with white translucent color Tolerant to water stress and aromatic.

Non - Aromatic-Early Hybrid

Indam 200-2004

  • Very early maturing hybrid (110-115 days).
  • Suitable for medium and upland areas during Kharif and Rabi seasons. 
  • Grains are long and slender with white kernels. 
  • Tolerant to sheath rot and water stress.

Non-Aromatic-Mid early Hybrids


  • Suitable for Kharif and Rabi seasons. 
  • Matures in 120-125 days. 
  • Dwarf .
  • Grains are comparable to non- lodging Parimal type of North India.


  • Suitable for Kharif and Rabi seasons. 
  • Matures in 130-135 days.
  • Dwarf, non-lodging hybrid with sturdy culm.
  • Grains are long and slender with white kernels.
  • Suitable for wet land conditions.
  • Tolerant to leaf blast diseases.

Non-Aromatic-Mid late Hybrids

Indam 200-14

  • Suitable for Kharif and Rabi seasons.  
  • Dwarf and non-lodging.
  • Grains are medium slender resembling Sona Mahasuri / Samba Mahasuri type. 


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