RRDI_Rice_Bg251(GSR)

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RRDI Rice Varieties

Bg 251 (GSR)

Variety name : Bg 251 (GSR)
Year of release : 2014
Pedigree : ZX788 (Origin: China)
Average yield : 5.5 t/ha
Maturity : 80 days
Plant height : 87.0 cm
Basal leaf sheath colour : Green
Recommendation : Rain fed, Drought prone areas

Grain Quality Characteristics

Brown rice recovery 79.00%
Milling recovery 73.50%
Head rice recovery 73.50%
Amylose content High
Gelatinization temperature Intermediate
1000 grain weight 21.5 g
Grain shape Long Medium
Pericarp colour White
Bushel weight 20.3 kg
Buff colour presence No

Reaction to Pest and Disease

BlastBacterial Leaf BlightGall MidgeBrown Planthopper
Resistant/Moderately ResistantModerately ResistantResistant/Moderately ResistantModerately Resistant

Grain Quality Characteristics

Brown rice recovery 79.00%
Milling recovery 73.50%
Head rice recovery 73.50%
Amylose content High
Gelatinization temperature Intermediate
1000 grain weight 21.5 g
Grain shape Long Medium
Pericarp colour White
Bushel weight 20.3 kg
Buff colour presence No

Reaction to Pest and Disease

BlastResistant / Moderately Resistant
Bacterial Leaf BlightModerately Resistant
Gall MidgeResistant/Moderately Resistant
Brown PlanthopperModerately Resistant